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Digitizing / Digitising - definition(s)

digitizing - [data capture] The process of converting the geographic features on an analog map into digital format using a digitizing tablet, or digitizer, which is connected to a computer. Features on a paper map are traced with a digitizer puck, a device similar to a mouse, and the x,y coordinates of these features are automatically recorded and stored as spatial data.

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Source: esri, 28 March 2012 08:25:38, External 

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