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annotation

[‚an·ə′tā·shən]
(computer science)
Any comment or note included in a program or flow chart in order to clarify some point at issue.

annotation

(programming, compiler)
Extra information associated with a particular point in a document or program. Annotations may be added either by a compiler or by the programmer. They are not usually essential to the correct function of the program but give hints to improve performance.

annotation

(hypertext)
A new commentary node linked to an existing node. If readers, as well as authors, can annotate nodes, then they can immediately provide feedback if the information is misleading, out of date or plain wrong.
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The flexibility of the Attensity's Semantic Annotation SDK enables customers to discover accurate business intelligence insights rapidly and in real-time, making them promptly available across internal systems with unprecedented accuracy and ease.
Consequently, to enhance semantic interoperability in a homogeneous context, we introduce complementary annotations helpful the cooperating actors for expliciting the meaning of the models and for easing their exchanged within that context.
Recently, motivated by the search technology, a data-driven annotation approach turns up to be effective [8, 9].
Brigitte Mondrain's essay opens the collection, offering both a formal analysis of marginalia as well as an analysis of the types of marginal annotations.
Originally, annotations were simply hypertext links and text that could be organized on a page and published.
However, because of the relatively poor annotation of expressed genes and sequence tags, particularly in the dog and rat, the interpretation of transcript profiling experiments is challenging.
The first phase of the "CueVideo" system involves the so-called integrated cataloguing, which includes segmenting the video files into shots and adding image, text, speech, and so forth as annotations.
Multiple versions of the images, possibly containing sequential annotations added by the radiologist or the clinician as a part of those communications, may be possible as well.
Though slim, Annotations is a dense and rich book, one which opens new space for African-American pseudo-autobiography.
The annotations run from 30 to 100 words; when appropriate, they include commentary on the illustrations.
0 has been updated to reflect the final specification including Java Annotation support for Session Beans, Message driven Beans, and Entity Beans as well as a simplified persistence model based on Hibernate.