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control point

[kən′trōl ‚pȯint]
(computer science)
The numerical value of the controlled variable (speed, temperature, and so on) which, under any fixed set of operating conditions, an automatic controller operates to maintain.
One of the hardware locations at which the output of the instruction decoder of the processor activates the input to and output from specific registers as well as operational resources of the system.
(mapping)
Any station in a horizontal and vertical grid that is identified on a photograph and used for correlating the data shown on that photograph.
(navigation)
A position marked by a buoy, boat, aircraft, electronic device, conspicuous terrain feature, or other identifiable object which is given a name or number and used as an aid for navigation or control of ships, boats, or aircraft.
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In their method, they just need the information from the current bus at the control point, its leading bus, and following bus.
In these cases, a control point (maybe more than one) will be established between those last decoupling points and delivery to the customer.
If neither control point accuracy nor shape appears to be an issue, then distribution of control points should be evaluated.
The aim of research is to perform a comparison test integrating data sets from aerial photography at a scale of 1:6000 and satellite imagery from Google Earth investigating the potential and accuracy of the suggested five control points method for getting the highest efficiency of city modelling.
The high-security housing control point overseeing two single-celled housing pods is graphic panel based.
P762 is also the activity control point for the coordination of the Foreign Military Training Program, this includes the International Military Student Officer training program and its associated budget and logistical requirements.
For example, a critical control point in the handling of tuna involves keeping the fish cold enough to prevent the formation of the histamines that cause scombroid poisoning.
This allows automatic vehicle entry by means of an intelligent tag fixed to the dairy's own vehicles whilst for visitors there is a dual-height intercom system for car and HGV drivers to contact the central control point.
The standards require packers and processors to implement quality-assurance safeguards at every critical control point in their production processes.
This control point exists at the vendor manufacturing plant (or in the foundry, if it produces its own coating).
They arrived at a control point manned by security personnel and intended for use by airport employees only.