accurate contour

accurate contour

[′ak·yə‚rət ′kän·tu̇r]
(mapping)
A contour line whose accuracy lies within one-half of the basic vertical interval. Also known as normal contour.
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Maximizing average gradient [G.sub.A] obtains more accurate contour and avoids oversegmentation.
Resin ribbon printing can last outdoor for up to 5 years without lamination and one single machine will deliver durable full colour and accurate contour cut graphics with the ability to cut completely through the material.
Because the mean information of Chan-Vese model is very sensitive to inhomogeneity image, it fails to extract the accurate contour. The LBF model is better than Chan-Vese model, but it gets many iterations and it is very sensitive to initial value.
Geological Survey (www.usgs.gov) topographical maps give you a virtual aerial view via accurate contour lines.
With the availability of more current, more accurate contour data (derived from LIDAR), members of the Partnering Group are now updating these ESA data sets.
The pen displays deliver accurate contoured images, delineating target volumes for radiation therapy.

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