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Rubber Sheeting

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Rubber Sheeting - definition(s)

rubber sheeting

(1) [data editing] A procedure for adjusting the coordinates of all the data points in a dataset to allow a more accurate match between known locations and a few data points within the dataset. Rubber sheeting preserves the interconnectivity between points and objects through stretching, shrinking, or reorienting their interconnecting lines.

(2) [data capture] Error introduced by low-Quality_, flatbed scanners when scanning documents. For high-precision scanning, drum scanners are often used.

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Source: esri, 08 August 2012 08:54:36, External 

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