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initialize

[i′nish·ə‚līz]
(computer science)
To set counters, switches, and addresses to zero or other starting values at the beginning of, or at prescribed points in, a computer routine.
To begin an operation, and more specifically, to adjust the environment to the required starting configuration.

initialize

To start anew, which typically involves clearing all or some part of memory or disk.
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Then, a test between EM-based PNN with initialization from Global k-means and Fast Global k-means was done to observe the computational time and also the difference in classification performance.
Although in practice both were fed with the same number of clusters required, in most cases of the datasets, even the maximum accuracy from the EM with random initialization is not higher than the mean of EM with initialization from Global k-means.
A real world case study was done; to test the EM trained PNN with initialization parameters obtained from the execution of Global k-means, using the popular benchmark dataset Westland [13].
Winecfg -- With the completion of winecfg, developers no longer have to create customized configuration files for initialization and application settings;
It is located in the directory specified by the BACKGROUND_DUMP_DEST initialization parameter.
SQL Trace can be turned on at the instance level by setting the initialization parameter SQL_TRACE=TRUE.
The LOG_BUFFER initialization parameter specifies how big (in bytes) the redo log buffer is.
Initialization, update databases and writing of documentary maintenance fund for the NPP Flamanville 3 (EPR).
Initialization or update the spare parts database and industrial designs,
The report, which was prepared by a special committee from the Shura's members participating in the NDC, dealt with the role of the Council in the initialization for holding the NDC through carrying out intellectual and political activities within the Council, civil society organizations and studies and research centers.