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Abstraction - definition(s)

Abstraction : The process of moving from the specific to the general by neglecting minor differences or stressing common elements. Also used as a synonym for summarisation.

[Category=Data Quality ]

Source: Martin Eppler, IAIDQ, External , 11-Jan-2009 14:32

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abstraction - [cognition] A simplified idea of a real-world object or system.

[Category=Geospatial ]

Source: esri, 07 January 2012 09:01:40, External

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