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Abbreviated CI.
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On drawings, abbr. for cast iron.
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The country code for Cote d'Ivoire (the Ivory Coast).
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computational imaging

Taking more than one image of the same scene. Computational imaging is used in machine vision to capture an image with more detail. Using high-speed cameras, several photos are taken, and algorithms are used to derive a single image.

Although all modern digital cameras perform a certain amount of digital processing to derive the final result, computational imaging works with multiple images. It is able to produce a sharper image and a greater sense of depth. For example, machine vision systems can detect flaws in newly created products, which they would not otherwise be able to do with a single image from a regular camera. See imaging and computational photography.

continuous integration

A software development system that ensures code changes are compiled and tested routinely. Continuous integration (CI) is used for large applications developed by several programmers, each writing a part of the program. After they make changes to their modules and check in the new code, the CI system typically compiles and tests the application immediately. See continuous delivery.
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