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control point

[kən′trōl ‚pȯint]
(computer science)
The numerical value of the controlled variable (speed, temperature, and so on) which, under any fixed set of operating conditions, an automatic controller operates to maintain.
One of the hardware locations at which the output of the instruction decoder of the processor activates the input to and output from specific registers as well as operational resources of the system.
(mapping)
Any station in a horizontal and vertical grid that is identified on a photograph and used for correlating the data shown on that photograph.
(navigation)
A position marked by a buoy, boat, aircraft, electronic device, conspicuous terrain feature, or other identifiable object which is given a name or number and used as an aid for navigation or control of ships, boats, or aircraft.
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In these cases, a control point (maybe more than one) will be established between those last decoupling points and delivery to the customer.
If neither control point accuracy nor shape appears to be an issue, then distribution of control points should be evaluated.
The aim of research is to perform a comparison test integrating data sets from aerial photography at a scale of 1:6000 and satellite imagery from Google Earth investigating the potential and accuracy of the suggested five control points method for getting the highest efficiency of city modelling.
Control Point Solutions will focus on OGE's current telecom expenses and reduction of the total cost of ownership of its internal telecom expense management program.
It also was observed that operators at housing control points who have line-of-sight relationships to doors and people often vary their posture from sitting to standing throughout a work shift.
Ray MacWilliams is the Deputy Director of the FMS Operations Directorate in the Naval Inventory Control Point, International Programs Directorate.
Depending on the volume of material used, this control point may be handled as a receiving-inspection function.
The control point is the amount Garcetti could grant the employees without getting board approval.
In addition to exploring how stakeholder groups can influence the ecosystem by managing these control points, the paper also demonstrates how each control point can be applied to the different implementation approaches taken by current providers, including Google, M-Pesa, Nokia Money and Isis, irrespective of the specific technologies and business models employed by each.
Advanced threats, such as ransomware, remote access trojans, advanced persistent threats (APTs) and zero day attacks, are on the rise and security professionals can no longer rely on using individual point products at each control point to stop them.
His previous duty stations include DLA Aviation Cherry Point, North Carolina; Naval Inventory Control Point, Washington, D.