data flow system

data flow system

[′dad·ə ¦flō ‚sis·təm]
(computer science)
An alternative to conventional programming languages and architectures which is able to achieve a high degree of parallel computation, in which values rather than value containers are dealt with, and in which all processing is achieved by applying functions to values to produce new values.
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The processing of VISTA's raw images into the astronomically useful calibrated images, which were then used to construct this image, was carried out at the Cambridge Astronomical Survey Unit, a part of the UK's VISTA Data Flow System.
Dr Cross said the archived information on the billions of stars, known as the Vista Data Flow System, will allow scientists to carry out research in future without needing to generate further data.
JBT Waste Services of Northumberland has helped its customer Castle Morpeth Borough Council to come top of the regional league table for household waste recycling this year according to results produced by the Waste data Flow system.
Purchase components for the "TAC II SCADA" system and associated remote terminal units, telemetry control units, "TBU360 Bubbler Level" system, "Hyper SCADA" server, "HT3 SCADA" software and training services with Data Flow Systems, being the sole authorized distributor for the municipal and industrial markets in the State of Florida.
The solution should utilize information from the District s Data Flow Systems