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descriptor

[di′skrip·tər]
(computer science)
A word or phrase used to identify a document in a computer-based information storage and retrieval system.

descriptor

(operating system)
An integer, string or other small data value which refers to one of several objects allocated to a program by the operating system, usually the kernel. A common example is a Unix file descriptor which is a small integer that identifies an I/O channel. Another example is a reference to an area of memory (e.g. shared memory).

Compare capability.

descriptor

(1) A word or phrase that identifies a document in an indexed information retrieval system.

(2) A category name used to identify data.
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The optimized geometries along with the molecular orbital and vibrational frequency information were be used to calculate over 400 molecular descriptors containing constitutional, topological, geometrical, charge-related, semi empirical and thermo-dynamical descriptors using CODESSA software [16].
The researchers were able to correlate the NMR metabolomic fingerprints recorded for canned tomato samples to the sensory descriptors known as bitterness, sweetness, sourness, saltiness, tomato and metal taste, redness and density.
j] is the descriptor row-vector of the i-th compound, xj is the transpose of a, X is the descriptor matrix, [X.
85, both our chemical descriptor-based models and those of TOPKAT (also based on chemical descriptors only) showed lower predictivity (CCR of 0.
Abstract: A vision system is proposed that employs texture descriptors to classify different materials used in industrial processes.
Mali, "Handwritten Marathi Numeral Recognition with Fourier Descriptor Using Five Fold Cross Validation Method", Computer Vision and Information Technology- Advances and Application, I.
The average length descriptor gives a good notion of this finding.
Accuracy is probably the paramount consideration in assessing translation and interpreting tests and a descriptor system for translating and interpreting tests must ensure that the outcome is a faithful rendition of the original source text.
Are volunteered and endorsed descriptors of exercise-induced breathlessness consistent?
3] present a descriptor based on 3D Fourier Transform.
The 20 food stores in the trial are trading under a bright green The Co-operative fascia with the 'local store' descriptor to convey convenience, freshness, healthiness and cleanliness.