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HOS

(computer science)

HOS

(1) (Higher Order Software) A design and documentation technique used to break down an information system into a set of functions that are mathematically correct and error free. It uses a rigid set of rules for the decomposition of the total system into its elementary components. The resulting specifications are complete enough to have machine language programs generated directly from them.

(2) (Health Outcomes Survey) See healthcare IT.
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Truck drivers are infuriated by the new HOS because they cut into their ability to drive and make money, and dramatically reduced their discretion and flexibility with regard to taking breaks, eating and fueling, forcing the driver to drive past when he/she feels tired or hungry.
Ho believes that his interest in Lanceford, which contains the bulk of his assets, has had share transfers taking place by his second and third family," said Oldham.
Kareem denies murder but pleaded guilty to conspiracy to rob and wounding Miss Ho and Mr Stolarczyk.
Their opinions contrast markedly with the official view that Ho Chi Minh, icon of the independence struggle, is an untouchable.
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Brocheux's treatment of Ho is, on the whole, rather sympathetic.
Ho, whose parents run the King Wok takeaway in Canton, had been seeing Mr Owen's wife Tracey, 35, for three weeks before the incident on July 30 last year.
Midcentury decor is celebrated in the lobby of the Valley Ho in Scottsdale, a renovated 1956 property.
In the 1980s, Ho first cloned and inserted a bacterial gene for xylose isomerase into Saccharomyces, only to discover that the enzyme did not function inside the yeast.
The parti of the Min Ho Junior High School is very similar to that of the Elementary School, with academic accommodation facing south over sports fields, with dormitory and office building at right-angles.
A disciplinary hearing in January heard how Dr Ho had threatened a health worker with a toy gun after she advised him on improvements at his surgery.