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dialogue

1 (often US), dialog
1. the lines spoken by characters in drama or fiction
2. a particular passage of conversation in a literary or dramatic work
3. a literary composition in the form of a dialogue
4. a political discussion between representatives of two nations or groups

dialog

[′dī·ə‚läg]
(computer science)
A form of data processing involving an interaction between a computer system and a terminal operator who uses a keyboard and electronic display to enter data which the computer edits and may respond to.

DIALOG

(1)
A commercial bibliographic database and retrieval service from DIALOG Information Services.

DIALOG

(2)
Interactive mathematics using a graphics tablet by Illinois Inst Tech, 1966.

["DIALOG: A Conversational Programming System with a Graphical Orientation", S.H. Cameron et al, CACM 10:349-357 (1967). Sammet 1969, p.255-258].

DIALOG

(Dialog, A Thomson Corporation business, Cary, NC, www.dialog.com). The first commercial online information retrieval system, created by Roger Summit in 1967 and launched as a service in 1972. For years, DIALOG has offered the largest single collection of information available online, claiming over 900 databases in areas such as business, science, finance and law. Searching is free, but there are fees for viewing the results. Access is available via the Web or by separate dial-up numbers as was the norm before the Internet became popular. DIALOG's searchable content is considered to be part of the deep Web.
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Dialog expects that its shareholder meeting will be held in 4Q15.
In the first DSTC, the user's goal was almost always fixed throughout the dialog. In the second DSTC, the user's goal changed in about 40 percent of dialogs.
But, as we can talk about social dialog as an succesfull public governance instrument, we must admit and understand its limits:
Accept the default option button, Return Data to Microsoft Office Excel, and click on Save Query, which opens the Import Data dialog box (exhibit 9, below).
Admitting to error and being amenable to persuasion are higher order skills which are valuable to dialog. These are not just the skills desired ion the classroom; they are the basic building blocks of citizenship, politics, and commerce.
The Dialog Corporation (http://www.dialog.com) is a leading provider of Internet-based information, technology and eCommerce solutions to the corporate market, created by the merger of M.A.I.D plc and Knight-Ridder Information Inc.
* News alert delivery tracker, available on all versions of Dialog DataStar
That will evoke the Highlight Changes dialog box (see exhibit 6, page 63).
The Dialog Corporation (http://www.dialog.com) is a leading provider of online information created by the merger of M.A.I.D plc and Knight-Ridder Information Inc.
Dialog announced that it has added databases of global intellectual property records and business information to Dialog Choice.
To correct that, go to Edit, Links; that will evoke the Links dialog box.
Dialog Live News is now available for subscription as a stand-alone service or as an optional add-on feature to two of the company's other online services, Dialog NewsRoom and Dialog Profound.