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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as well as authors, can annotate nodes, then they can immediately provide feedback if the information is misleading, out of date or plain wrong.
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Attensity's Semantic Annotation helps any company that handles massive amounts of data, who do not wish to deviate from using their own enterprise analytics tools.
In section 4, we build a common process semantic annotation model (CPSAM) whose concepts are extracted from common and shared ontological concepts.
Recently, motivated by the search technology, a data-driven annotation approach turns up to be effective [8, 9].
For the annotation feature of the DC to be implemented, we had to keep track of the video progression in frame numbers or, in other words, be aware of the number of the current video frame being displayed on screen, during the annotation/playback procedure.
Without annotation, the billions of bases of DNA sequenced are essentially useless, says bioinformatician Sylvia J.
To promote broader adoption of annotations, Annotations for All is inviting all developers to contribute annotations for popular open-source projects, particularly widely-used libraries.
Problem with this approach is that there is a lack of immediate reward after annotation is created.
In this screenshot, an article abstract from PubMed appears in the upper portion of the Web browser, and the semantically rich annotation being made by a user in the bottom portion of the browser.
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.
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.
This powerful combination pairs Acer's industry leading Tablet PC technology with Alias SketchBook Pro's best-in-class digital pen-based sketching and annotation software, offering users a unique, out-of-the-box visual collaboration package that extends the true functionality of the Tablet PC experience.