A map on which statistical information is shown in diagrammatic form.
- Cosma Shalizi has put together a wonderful compilation of electoral college maps and cartograms.
- Stephen North and colleagues have developed methods for computing cartograms and I used their approach to create a cartogram of the election results.
- Fascinating cartograms of the election results can be found at this site.
Late 19th century: from French cartogramme, from carte 'map or card' + -gramme (from Greek gramma 'thing written').
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