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mapping

 [map´ing]
the creation on a flat surface of a representation of an area, showing the relative position of various features.
cardiac mapping an electrophysiological procedure in which electric potentials recorded by electrodes placed directly on the heart are processed to give a two-dimensional display of the origin and path of an electrical impulse as it depolarizes the heart.
genetic mapping determination of the location of genes on chromosomes.
intraoperative lymphatic mapping sentinel node biopsy.

map·ping

(map'ing),
The process of identifying the relative position of sites or elements.

mapping

Etymology: L, mappa, napkin
the process of locating the relative position of genes on a chromosome through the analysis of genetic recombination. Distances between genes in a linkage group are expressed in map units or morgans. Also called chromosome mapping.

mapping

An informatics term of art, used in the context of representing or exchanging data, for connecting items or symbols to codes or concepts.

mapping

The process of determining the order of GENES, and their functions, on the CHROMOSOMES. The human genome project, currently under way, is designed to map the entire collection of the human chromosomes, with incalculable potential benefit to humankind, and a huge increase in responsibility for the application of the knowledge.

mapping

see genetic map.
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SURBITON, England, November 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Mapyx Limited publisher of the digital mapping software "Quo"- the best digital mapping software for Ordnance Survey Ireland outdoor enthusiasts, today announced that it has released the digital maps, making them the first digital mapping provider in UK joining OSi Ireland and OS Great Britain maps into the same products.
This is an exciting opportunity for both organisations and especially the outdoor community who desire digital mapping.
The value of this collection of essays, which documents the Symposium on Digital Mapping at Yale School of Architecture in April 2002, is its multidisciplinary reach.
Robust and comprehensive map data positions us, and our partners, for leadership in the rapidly growing digital mapping industry," said Basak Ozer, vice president, global product marketing, Tele Atlas.
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This agreement firmly substantiates Tele Atlas' position as the accuracy and innovation leader in digital mapping, with the coverage and content that meets the needs of some of the most sophisticated in-car navigation system users in the world," said Alain De Taeye, co-founder and CEO, Tele Atlas.

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