NLI


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NLI

(1) (Natural Language Interface) An English language interface for database queries. Using inference engines, combined with database interfaces and other tools, an NLI system lets anyone access database information without the need for traditional query tools such as SQL. For example, the sentence, "Show me the sales of widgets over the last year in the northeast" could translate to the SQL code: SELECT Sales FROM Products WHERE Region = "Northeast" AND SalesDate > "Nov 7 2001." See natural language query and inference engine.

(2) (Natural Language Interface) Derived from experiments in artificial intelligence, NLI systems provide alternatives for people with severe disabilities to communicate and manage their surroundings more effectively. Such systems include speech assistive devices, device control and voice recognition systems.
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The COAS appreciated the contributions and sacrifices of the NLI Regiment for the defence of motherland.
She added: "Neil has had an indelible impact on film-making at home and abroad and we are delighted he has chosen to donate his rich and diverse archive to the NLI.
Aiming to launch new business utilizing local know-how and big data, which are acquired through existing business and partnerships, such as the system integration for the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) systems in India and logistics visualization services, NLI will engage in the creation of new solutions in the fields of public transportation and logistics, public safety, digital government and cashless payment.
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Initially, following the fatal casualties of NLI personnel, Pak army disgracefully denied that they were Pakistani troops and even refused to accept their mortal remains.
"The NLI program does not recognize verbal commitments.
With 15 years of service under his belt and looking toward his upcoming promotion to Master Sergeant, his selection as the first Naval Logistics Integration (NLI) representative for the U.S.
Every pain complaint identied by the participant originating from different parts of the body was classied based on its location relative to the neurological level of injury (NLI) according to the recently published consensus guidelines for pain in SCI7.
Understanding implies that the software can take action on what is being said--i.e., interpreting what is intended by the speech rather than just displaying it, sometimes called natural language interpretation (NLI).
Improvement of sentiment among exporters such as automakers is expected to push up the overall results of the Tankan survey, the NLI Research Institute said.
Then he thought about 22 June 1999, when he was handed the command of 12 NLI (Haidran Battalion) - Unit was in defending position and the Company of Major Sarmas Rauf was deployed at the position of Marpola, near the Line of control, and the basic mission of this Company was to defend a very sensitive approach, coming through Sundarnala.
30 April 2012 a[euro]" US electrical equipment maker AZZ Inc (NYSE:AZZ) said on Monday it had signed a deal to take over Texas-based sector player Nuclear Logistics Inc (NLI).