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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as well as authors, can annotate nodes, then they can immediately provide feedback if the information is misleading, out of date or plain wrong.
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One definition describes an annotation as a "critical or explanatory note .
Following the previous studies, we found that existing annotation systems do not support the Chinese interface of Scratch programming, and users cannot make, review, and share annotations directly inside the Scratch programming editing environment.
Then, in the second approach, to tackle the heterogeneous semantics of distributed process models, we propose an ontology based semantic annotation approach based on building a common process semantic annotation model (CPSAM) for annotating the models at different levels: 1) metamodels, 2) models content, 3) models profiles and goals for semantic discovery purposes, 4) models aspects such as the informational or the organizational type.
Current image annotation approaches mainly consist of two groups: generative model based approaches [3][4] and discriminative model based approaches [5][6].
Urban inherited the partly done work upon Calvin Huckabay's death, and then began the process of reviewing, editing and lengthening Huckabay's annotations, adding hundreds of new ones, as well as finding and including annotations missed in previous Huckabay volumes.
Clearly, human annotation of the results from processors such as speech recognizers is extremely important, and it would be convenient if human annotation were supported in a standard, vendor-independent way.
Keywords: Co-training, Automatic image annotation, SVM, Bayesian classifier
CBioC is another life sciences social annotation site, which allows extraction and collaboration of biomedical interactions.
Its lead product development, Searcher(TM) combines annotation, homology, publication, web and sequence motif searching, and provides the means to combine and store these searches while also enabling the manipulation of both individual objects and sets of objects.
MIAME/Tox extends MIAME to provide a structured annotation and framework for capturing information associated with the toxicology component of toxicogenomic experiments.
A leading digital asset management software, IntelligenceBank Marketing, has launched its new Image Annotations feature.