||The closeness or nearness of the
measurements to the true or actual value of the quantity being measured.
||American Standard Code
for Information Interchange. ASCII is a code for representing English
characters as numbers, with each character assigned a number from 0-127.
||A text file in which each byte represents
one character according to the ASCII code. ASCII files are sometimes called plain text
||Relating to land boundaries and
subdivisions, parcels of land suitable for transfer of title.
||Computer Aided Drafting
||A method of defining geometric features
through the input of bearing and distance measurements.
||Applying to the entire geographic area of
a County, including incorporated city areas and unincorporated lands.
||Disk Operating System.
An older operating system on personal computers. Typically used with Windows 3.x (16 bit).
||Drawing Exchange Format
- an exchange format for CADD files.
|Geographic Information System
||A computerized information system for
analyzing spatially indexed information.
||See Geographic Information System.
||Coordinate points on California State
Plane Coordinate System
||Government lot or subdivision lot
representing the boundary of a legally conveyable unit of land identified on a record
document. A lot may or may not be coterminous with an Assessor parcel.
||North American Datum
1983. Defined by the National Geodetic Service as the basis for geodetic coordinate
||A record document subdividing a conveyable
land parcel into four or less conveyable land parcels or as defined by Subdivision Map Act
66426 and/or local ordinances.
||The closeness with which the measurements
agree with each other.
||Documents bearing the seal of a Recorder's
Office. Generally these documents consist of deeds, records of survey, tract maps, and
|Right of Way
||Land area providing legal right of
passage, i.e., street right-of-way, railroad right-of-way, etc.
||A numerical value representing the
deviation from desired accuracy.
||A recorded document subdividing a
conveyable land parcel into more than four conveyable land parcels.
||An operating system widely used in RISC
||An operating system common on personal
computers (32 bit). Windows NT 4.0 WorkStation is DPW standard desktop operating system.