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A strategy is described for annotating a digital map. According to one exemplary aspect, the user can link a single uploaded object to multiple locations within a map (or maps) without requiring separate uploading and storing operations. According to another exemplary aspect, the user can specify a range of zoom levels in which an object is made visible on the map. According to another exemplary aspect, the user can instruct map processing functionality (MPF) to automatically extract objects from a data source (such as an RSS data source) and annotate the map with the objects. Still further aspects are described.

Title
Strategies for annotating digital maps
Application Number
11/465731
Publication Number
7945852 (B1)
Application Date
August 18, 2006
Publication Date
May 17, 2011
Inventor
Orest J Pilskalns
Battle Ground
WA, US
Agent
Lee & Hayes PLLC
Assignee
Washington State University Research Foundation
WA, US
IPC
G06F 19/26
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