Next week Tim Dwyer is going to present a paper we did with Damien Merrick on a very simple and elegant way to present geographic map data in a style similar to many metro maps around the world.
Here is the paper: A Fast and Simple Heuristic for Metro Map Path Simplification. Dwyer, T. Hurst, N. and Merrick, D. ISCV 2008, Las Vegas Nevada, USA.
Here is the output (8 way, 6 way and 4 way lines) generated with the metro toy in 2geom:
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