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Concept Cartesian coordinate system”

Term ID

2349

source

ISO 19111:2019, (E), 3.1.2

eng

Cartesian coordinate system

coordinate system in Euclidean space which gives the position of points relative to n mutually perpendicular straight axes all having the same unit of measure

Note 1 to entry: n is 2 or 3 for the purposes of this document.

Note 2 to entry: A Cartesian coordinate system is a specialisation of an affine coordinate system.

ORIGIN: ISO/TC 211 Glossary of Terms - English (last updated: 2020-06-02)

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  • status: valid
  • classification: preferred
  • date accepted: 2019-01-31

Review

last review performed:
(2019-01-31)
status:
final
decision:
accepted
decision event:
Publication of document ISO 19111:2019(E)
notes:
This entry supersedes the entry for Cartesian coordinate system in ISO 19111:2007(E)