Definitions for "Data Conversion"
Keywords:  dlg, dem, tiger, dxf, gis
Changing from one type of file format to another. Last Reviewed: 2003-05-04
translation of data from one format to another (i.e. importing DLG, TIGER, and DEM data into a GIS).
The translation of data from one format to another. ARC/INFO supports data conversion from many different geographic data formats in addition to routines for converting paper maps. Those data formats include DLG, TIGER, DXF, and DEM.
To change digital data from its original source code by using an electronic memory to record it into another code
To change digital information from its original code so that it can be recorded by an electronic memory using a different code.