Analysing distortion patterns in old and schematic maps
MapAnalyst was reviewed in the journal Cartographica and was judged "a great piece of software for analysing old maps, and one would expect MapAnalyst to be a welcome addition to the desktops of map researchers everywhere". MapAnalyst has been used by several map historians for the study of old maps.
Geometryic analysis for the history of cartography
Orange is a copy of black, but not blue: The displacement vectors of the Hassler and Nötzli maps coincide, the vectors of the Atlas Suisse are spatially unrelated. Analysis and visualisation with MapAnalyst (Data courtesy of Dr. Martin Rickenbacher, Federal Office of Topography swisstopo).