Scale - Representation Systems

Representation Systems

  • Scale (map), the ratio of a distance on a map to the corresponding actual distance
  • Scale (ratio), the ratio of a linear dimension of the model to the same dimension of the original
  • Scale (social sciences), the process of measuring or ordering entities with respect to quantitative attributes or traits
  • Scale (spatial), an informal system of general size categorizations
  • Scaling (geometry), a linear transformation that enlarges or shrinks objects by the same factor in all directions

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