automapping

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

auto- +‎ mapping

Noun[edit]

automapping (usually uncountable, plural automappings)

  1. (uncountable) Automatic mapping.
    • 2003, Andrew Rollings, Ernest Adams, Andrew Rollings and Ernest Adams on game design
      Automapping destroys the challenge imposed by mazes, but we think mazes are one of the most overused and least-enjoyed features of adventure games.
  2. (countable) An automatically generated mapping of data.
    • 2007, Witold Abramowicz, Heinrich Christian Mayr, Technologies for business information systems
      An automapping is generated on the basis of constraints expressed in the schema.