Definition: Normalization

UN - Geographic Information Systems

The conceptual procedure in database design that removes redundancy in a complex database by establishing dependencies and relationships between database entities. Normalization reduces storage requirements and avoids database inconsistencies.
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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