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HOS

(computer science)

HOS

(1) (Higher Order Software) A design and documentation technique used to break down an information system into a set of functions that are mathematically correct and error free. It uses a rigid set of rules for the decomposition of the total system into its elementary components. The resulting specifications are complete enough to have machine language programs generated directly from them.

(2) (Health Outcomes Survey) See healthcare IT.
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The HoS will take part in festivities to be organised by the commune of Davos, the WEF and the canton of Graubnden.
In [3], to avoid unnecessary HOs in highway communications, a scheme using mobile eNBs, which physically move in the same direction at the same speed as the vehicle, was proposed.
Just because the FMCSA's new HOS rules were far less draconian than their initial HOS proposal, industry should not have rejoiced and accepted them in typical Washington style.