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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

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.
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Today concept mapping is generally and successfully useful in many fields of education, recently there has been a lot of investigation done on concept mapping in science education but considerable accomplishment has been achieved by the solicitation of concept mapping in the teaching learning procedure to assimilate fresh concepts into the current scheme of information.
It is important not to let the students know at this stage that this is a mapping task.
So this additional funding for OpenStreetMap development will help improve the mapping data available for many applications.
In the paper both Sammon and sequential nonlinear mapping has been investigated according their mapping errors dependence on scatter of parameters and data array configuration.
Edson seems justified to challenge the distinctions drawn among typologies of mapping, like nautical maps and world maps, but her examination of the so-called "transitional maps" that drew from nautical charts provides little context for the meanings world maps and global totality enjoyed among different audiences.
These may suggest an approach for mapping the piece.
Afterwards, all the scanned maps were compressed (encoded) with text generated from the PUMapData database, using Mapping Science's GeoJP2 Encoder software.
For a demonstration of mind mapping, check out www.thinksmart.com/mission/workout/mindmapping_intro.html.
Although considerable geologic information has been derived from extensive mapping, U-Pb geochronology, and Lithoprobe studies in the southern and western parts of the Superior Province, the northeastern segment of the province has received relatively little attention toward developing models of Archean evolution except for a few studies (e.g.
Tyler Mitchell's WEB MAPPING ILLUSTRATED: USING OPEN SOURCE GIS TOOLKITS (0596008651, $39.95) provides an important illustrated guide to building interactive maps, from working with map data while cutting expenses with the new open source tools available, to gathering map data, storing and managing it, and generating web services to gather data from different sources.
Ontario's forest sector may be in the dumper, but Cormier's company is thriving in the United States with his flagship technology, R-MAP (Remote Mapping and Photogrammery), a three-dimensional photo interpretative tool, that he is ready to take globally.
Crime Mapping: New Tools for Law Enforcement, Irvin B.