data exchange format


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data exchange format

An interim data format for converting from one file or database structure to another. Also called a "data interchange format," the source data is converted into the exchange format by one program, and the data in the exchange format is converted to the target format by another program. For example, XML is commonly used as a data exchange format. See XML and CSV.
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The international data-capture guideline, MIAME, and draft MIAME/Tox for toxicogenomics experiments, MAGE-ML data exchange format, is used to assemble and exchange high-quality data sets with the goal of creating a system of predictive toxicology.
A single standard data exchange format is intended to facilitate information exchange among various systems and organizations.
SCENE 5.0 also supports the new ASTM E57 industry standard, a manufacturer-independent, binary data exchange format for 3D data.
Models can be created within the graphical environment or can be imported as a data exchange format, or DXF, file.
The goal was to enable accurate, efficient data exchange between designers and manufacturers of printed circuit boards (PCB) and assemblies using a single XLM-based data exchange format. From this effort, an IPC committee developed a new standard, IPC-2581, Generic Requirements for Printed Board Assembly Products Manufacturing Description Data and Transfer Methodology, it was released in March 2004.
Capability: DwgBase is a drawing and data exchange format file search and reporting tool.
The PACP will also provide standards for data exchange format, map symbology and certification of TV inspection software.

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