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Projection

The use of econometric models to forecast the future performance of a company, country, or other financial entity using historical and current information.

Projection

The use of certain data to predict future market movements, economic trends, and other things. Various methods exist for making projections; experts differ on which ones, if any, work. See also: Technical Analysis, Fundamental Analysis, Random Walk Theory.

projection

A forecast of future trends in a business,based on past experiences or on other currently available data. A projection that senior housing needs will increase at 12 percent per year for the next 5 years may form the basis for a pro forma profit and loss statement for development of a retirement community.

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One of the basic requirements for processing data on building site network is that reductions in the ellipsoid and map projection should be avoided, because design engineers customarily work with actual ground distances.
A COM-based expert system for selecting the suitable map projection in ArcGIS, Expert Systems with Applications 31(1): 94-100.
This allows any map elements to be modified on the fly such as layer definitions, map projections and interface elements.
The selection of a suitable map projection is very important for high precision and accurate rectification of SLR imagery.
Opening the CS-Map source code will ensure that all organizations and developers have access to this industrial-quality comprehensive library of map projections and coordinate systems, including several capabilities not previously available in open source.
The idea of designing a new map projection by combining two existing projections is well established.
cartographers create different map projections to represent Earth;
The images are cloud-free, natural color, seamlessly mosaicked, and produced in the map projection and datum of choice.
CustomWeather's map service even gives clients the ability to specify map labels, 3-D effects, font sizes, map type, city display, and map projection.
Pixxures offers its online subscription customers a broad spectrum of mapping information, including digital aerial and satellite imagery, street maps, telecom infrastructure information, and an assortment of other mapping data -- all fully geo-referenced and easily accessed in any combination and in any map projection on a subscriber's desktop.
The inverse of a map projection transforms Cartesian coordinates into spherical coordinates.
The output from ESSI's georectification program can be used in a variety of commercial software programs to generate hyperspectral image maps in virtually any map projection.