2.3 Mapping cyberspace over a visualization media

2.3.1 Mapping

To accomplish visualization, a representation over low dimensional graphical media is to be done. The goal is therefore to find a proper representation of cyberspace by conserving its topological features on a media composed of discrete elements.

Suppose a mapping can be defined by an equivalency class between and :

we can talk about the pre-image:


Cyberspace geography visualization - 15 October 1995

Luc Girardin, The Graduate Institute of International Studies