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Definitions Edit

General Edit

An abstraction is "[a] simplified idea of a real-world object or system.[1]

Software Edit

An abstraction is "[t]he separation of the logical properties of data or function from its implementation in a computer program.[2]

References Edit

  1. Wiki.GIS.com, GIS Glossary (full-text).
  2. Glossary of Computer System Software Development Terminology.
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