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**computational geometry **- [mathematics] A branch of mathematics that uses algorithms to solve geometry problems. Computational geometry is used in many GIS operations, including proximity analysis, feature generalization, and automated text placement.

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*Source: esri, 29 February 2012 09:15:37, http://support.esri.com/en/knowledgebase/GISDictionary/term/abbreviation *

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