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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as well as authors, can annotate nodes, then they can immediately provide feedback if the information is misleading, out of date or plain wrong.
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Typically though, the more prominent work of an artist will be annotated, with few or no annotations for their less popular work.
However, the system annotations can only annotate Microsoft documents and be shared through e-mails.
For bringing semantics to process models at conceptual level (without looking any technology and associated languages), some authors [17] [18], [19], [20], [39], [34] have proposed the use of the semantic annotations by adding metadata and using a set of ontologies to describe the semantics of information in a heterogeneity context.
The image annotations feature is also integrated with creative forms and workflow processes.
Then given a single query, the method can return all the relevant images in the testing dataset ('relevant' means the ground truth annotations have the query keyword), which are ranked according to their confidence sores in the label propagation procedure.
Although the Preface sets out the general process Urban set up in culling the materials from around the world, his rationale for determining length of annotations is not given.
1 provides a new annotation element that allows the correct result to be recorded, as well as information about the annotator and the annotator's confidence in the annotations.
ABSTRACT: Search-based automatic image annotation is an effective technology to enhance the performance of annotation.
Perhaps the most interesting thing in Gates's annotations is his presentation of Uncle Tom as a strong, muscular man and a real sexual being, instead of the passive character that Baldwin claimed he was.
Marwan Rashed's essay draws on Greek and Arabic annotations both to illuminate the transmission of Aristotelian logic from the Byzantine to the Arabic context and to shed some light on the mysterious Aristotelian commentator Ilnius.
Annotations serve many additional roles, such as educating new project team members, reporting progress or meeting regulatory requirements.