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Cost - definition(s)


(1) [data analysis] A function of time, distance, or any other factor that incurs difficulty or an outlay of resources.

(2) [network analysis] In ArcGIS Network Analyst, an attribute of a network element used to model impedance and demand in network datasets. Cost is an attribute that is accumulated during traversal of a network.

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Source: esri, 09 March 2012 09:25:04, External 




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