CDF

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CDF

Common Data Format. A library and toolkit for multi-dimensional data sets.

CDF

(1) (Central Distribution Frame) A connecting unit (typically a hub) that acts as a central distribution point to all the nodes in a zone or domain. See MDF.

(2) (Channel Definition Format) The XML file format used in Microsoft's earlier push technology. See Active Channel.
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Intermind's intellectual property is expected to have broad implications for various standards now under consideration by industry groups, including Channel Definition Format (CDF) and applications of Resource Description Format (RDF).
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