The best replacement for mapping is clustering.

The best alternatives to mapping are rated as following:
★★★★★  clustering
★★★★  concept mapping
★★★★  webbing
★★★★  process mapping
★★★  bump mapping
★★  brainstorming
★  mind mapping
★  port forwarding
★  mapplet
★  physical mapping
★  memory mapping
★  genetic linkage mapping
★  transformation
★  exposure fusion
★  genetic mapping
★  forwarding
  normal mapping
  linear thinking
  associative mapping
  conceptual mapping

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