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CONTOUR LINE [2 records]

Record 1 2017-09-01

English

Subject field(s)
  • Cartography
  • Mathematical Geography
DEF

A line representing the horizontal contour of the earth's surface at a given elevation.

OBS

contour line: term officially approved by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

OBS

contour line; contour: terms officially approved by the Avalanche Bulletin Terminology Standardization Committee.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Cartographie
  • Géographie mathématique
DEF

Ligne qui présente le contour horizontal de la surface de la Terre à une élévation donnée.

CONT

La distance entre les courbes de niveau sur la carte démontre l'inclinaison de la pente.

OBS

courbe de niveau : terme uniformisé par l'Organisation de l'aviation civile internationale (OACI).

OBS

courbe de niveau; ligne de niveau; ligne de contour : termes uniformisés par le Comité d'uniformisation de la terminologie des bulletins d'avalanche.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Cartografía
  • Geografía matemática
DEF

Línea en un mapa o carta que conecta puntos de igual elevación. [Definición aceptada oficialmente por la OACI.]

CONT

[Las] curvas de nivel son líneas que, en un mapa, unen puntos de la misma altitud, por encima o por debajo de una superficie de referencia, que generalmente coincide con la línea del nivel del mar y tiene el fin de mostrar el relieve de un terreno.

OBS

curva de nivel: término aceptado oficialmente por la Organización de Aviación Civil Internacional (OACI).

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Record 2 1998-11-24

English

Subject field(s)
  • Artificial Intelligence
CONT

... justification of contour tracing as a feature extraction technique has been constructed from both biological and behavioral experiments. A neurophysiological study of the optic nerve complex of the frog (7) indicated that the processing of visual information includes a mechanism for detecting the edge (contour) of a pattern.

Key term(s)
  • contour line

French

Domaine(s)
  • Intelligence artificielle
OBS

Voir traceur de contours.

OBS

Contour : en reconnaissance et synthèse d'images, suite des points d'une image où l'intensité est discontinue.

Spanish

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