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FlowMap - Software Application Designed to Analyze and Display Flow Data
Entry ID: FLOMAP
Abstract: Flowmap is a software package dedicated to analyzing and displaying interaction or flow data. This type of data is special in the sense that there are two different geographic locations connected to each data item: an origin location where the flow starts and an destination location where the flow ends. The flow data itself can consist of people (e.g. commuters, shoppers, hospital visitors), ... goods, usage of agricultural services or telecommunication and so on.
However, most thematic mapping and GIS packages have little functionality for treating this kind of information. Now Flowmap fills this gap. Flowmap is a PC software package (Windows 95/98/2000/ME/XP and will in most cases also work within Windows Vista and Windows 7), developed at the Faculty of Geosciences of the Utrecht University in the Netherlands.
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Use Constraints The Educational Version of Flowmap is freeware. The program files, manuals and demonstration data of Flowmap's Educational Version may be freely copied and distributed. However, they may not be sold, neither alone nor as part of a package with other programs, data files or any other product.
Although we do our best to make sure Flowmap works properly in most everyday situations, we ... provide it 'as is', without guarantee or warranty. We can not accept responsibility for any damage that may result from the installation or use of Flowmap. We do invite you, however, to report any problems to us.
If you publish about Flowmap or about research in which you use Flowmap, or if you use Flowmap in any other way in the preparation of a publication, we would appreciate it if you mention "Flowmap" and the "Faculty of Geographical Sciences, Utrecht University, the Netherlands" in the publication and send us a copy.
Important Please do not modify the file READTHIS.1ST and do include it in any distribution of Flowmap's Educational Version.
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