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Table (DB Name)taxonAlt
TableTaxon Alt
Field Taxon Fit
DB Field Name taxonAltFit
Req'd? no
Data Type varchar (50)
Misc Flag n/a
References n/a
List? closed
Notes n/a
Definition Indicates the degree of fit with the plant concept being assigned. Values derive from Gopal, S., and Woodcock, C. (1994), Theory and methods for accuracy assessment of thematic maps using fuzzy sets. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing 60(2):181-188.
closed List of Values:
Value Description Sorting
Absolutely wrong (Absolutely doesn't fit) This answer is absolutely unacceptable. Unambiguously incorrect. 1
Understandable but wrong (Doesn't fit but is close) Not a good answer. There is something about the plot that makes the answer understandable, but there is clearly a better answer. This answer would pose a problem for users. Incorrect. 2
Reasonable or acceptable answer (Possibly fits) Maybe not the best possible answer but it is acceptable; this answer does not pose a problem to the user. Correct. 3
Good answer (Fits reasonably well) Good match with the concept. Unambiguously correct. 4
Absolutely correct (Fits well) No doubt about the match. Perfect fit. 5