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Generalisation / Generalization - definitions

Generalisation : The process of aggregating similar types of objects together in a less-specialised type based upon common attributes and behaviours. The identification of a common supertype of two or more specialised (sub)types. See also Specialisation.

[Category=Data Quality ]

Source: Larry English, External , 27-Jan-2009 12:51

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generalization - 

   (1) [map design] The abstraction, reduction, and simplification of features for change of scale or resolution.
   (2) [data editing] The process of reducing the number of points in a line without losing the line's essential shape.
   (3) [data editing] The process of enlarging and resampling cells in a raster format.

[Category=Geospatial ]

Source: esri, 25 April 2012 08:20:26, External

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