Map of Repetiton  

A Survey of The Collins English Thesaurus

This book was produced to test the flexibility of a map as a medium for the communication of non geographic data.

Could you map a word?

The artifact was produced by gathering primary data around the word repetition and associated words. Using qualities of mapness and identifying the core characteristics and qualities of map production, a framework was developed for plotting and placing text as an alternative to textual alphabetical listing. If we accept that maps almost without exception communicate information about locations and connections among locations and that anything that we can spatially or temporarily conceive can be mapped, the question was could a thesaurus be mapped?
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