Presenting Time and Space in User Interfaces

The search term "map ui design issues" surfaced some interesting articles about UI design for maps, shown below. Of the articles that were about map user interfaces, many of them focused on mobile issues, where screen size and user location create conundrums for UI designers.

Research on presentation of time and space in user interfaces:

http://www.itc.nl/library/Papers_2003/art_proc/vanelzakker.pdf

Rant about map tool bars: http://www.spatiallyadjusted.com/2009/11/13/the-map-bar-has-to-go/

Article about searching near a place you plan on going to: http://www.fastcodesign.com/1669015/foursquare-solves-a-basic-ui-problem...

Article about UCD for map design: http://map.sdsu.edu/2008_Wildfire-workshop/documents/Tsou_user-center-de...

Map Blogs:

http://www.maproomblog.com

http://radicalcartography.net

http://bigthink.com/blogs/strange-maps

http://www.spatiallyadjusted.com/

The search term "display time and space in user interface" brings us the following articles of interest:

http://www.geovista.psu.edu/publications/ACSM97/, A GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE FOR THE INTEGRATION OF TIME INTO GIS, 1995.

http://www.ijdesign.org/ojs/index.php/IJDesign/article/view/622/284, Navimation: Exploring Time, Space & Motion in the Design of Screen-based Interfaces, 2010

The search term "mapping time and space in user interface" yields these results:

http://www.mappingcontroversies.net/Home/PlatformInteractiveAtlas, Controversy Space Explorer

 

http://www.mappingcontroversies.net/Home/PlatformInteractiveAtlas