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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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1993), Flattening the Earth: Two Thousand Years of Map Projections, University of Chicago Press, Chicago.
In addition, as is well known, one of the basic requirements for building site network is that reductions in a geodetic reference ellipsoid and due to map projections (for example, effects could be relatively large and reduction in the line of 200 m on the central meridian of TM projection equals 80 mm) should be avoided in the majority of cases.
cartographers create different map projections to represent Earth;
One set of orthos can serve a diverse group of end users working in different map projections and datums and even in diverse software applications," said Orrin Long, GIS Imaging product manager for Z/I Imaging.
Introduction to Geodesy and Maps," a two-hour module, covers geodesy, datums, map projections, and map coordinate systems.
Arctic Web Map (AWM) will provide a web-based mapping tool based on accurate polar projections that will offer researchers scientifically accurate map projections for visualization and analysis, a function that is critical for Arctic system research but missing in existing web mapping platforms.
The final piece in the plaza's art collection, installed on the floor in front of the stage, is a 19th-century globe inset "star map" Kirkland found in a book of map projections.
Belgian Gerardus Mercator (1512-94) created map projections essential for accurate nautical charts, opening up the seas for safe voyages.
Lining up data in ArcGIS; a guide to map projections, 2d ed.
Lining Up Data in ArcGIS: A Guide to Map Projections appears in its second updated edition to provide a basic troubleshooting reference for any GIS user facing the problem of data misalignment.
Curated by Jeffrey Uslip, the Santa Monica Museum's "Agnes Denes: Body Prints, Philosophical Drawings, and Map Projections, 1969-1978" brought together a noteworthy variety of Denes's works on paper--a facet of her production often overlooked despite its critical role in her work, to say nothing of the sheer impressiveness of her draftsmanship.
A geographic information system (GIS) specialist first thinks about the catalogue of conformal map projections, unprojection, geographic datum transformation, and reprojection with various software packages.