Definition: Computer-aided design/computer-aided design and drafting (CAD/CADD)

UN - Geographic Information Systems

Software system that provides the tools for drafting and design, specifically in engineering or architectural applications. CAD systems use graphical coordinate system and are therefore similar to geographic information systems.
Source:
United Nations, "Handbook on Geospatial Infrastructure in Support of Census Activities", Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Statistics Division, Studies in Methods, Series F No. 103, New York, 2009
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