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identifier

[ī′dent·ə‚fī·ər]
(computer science)
A symbol whose purpose is to specify a body of data.

identifier

1. <programming, operating system> A formal name used in source code to refer to a variable, function, procedure, package, etc. or in an operating system to refer to a process, user, group, etc.

Each different type of entity may have a different range of valid identifiers or "name space". For example, an identifier in C is a series of one or more letters, digits and underscores that does not begin with a digit. An identifier has a type, e.g. integer variable, hash, variant and a scope, e.g. block, global.

identifier

Any label, symbol or token that names or identifies an entity or a collection of data. See identification.
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Keywords: Author Identifier; Open Researchers and Contributors ID; ORCID; Scholarly publishing.
HDA agrees that the National Drug Code (NDC) of a package should appear on drug packages, just not in the human-readable portion of the DSCSA product identifier. HDA also believes that the FDA should not mandate an exact format for the human-readable expiration date printed on drug pack ages.
- On the jobsite, the contractor or technician downloads the identifiers from LinkWare Live through an iOS device or iOS smartphone into a Brother P-touch EDGE PT-E550W industrial labeling tool, which is used to create and print high- quality, standards-compliant, laminated labels.
"An artist remasters the textures for presentation on a higher resolution display than envisioned in the original software, and stores them back in the data structure with their identifiers.
If this is indeed the case, it also stands in violation of Section 15A of BIPA, which states that "A private entity in possession of biometric identifiers or biometric information must develop...
Between May 2016 and May 2017, RTHBs distributed within Tshwane District were pre-issued with a unique patient identifier. To avoid stigma, these were issued to infants, regardless of nationality or HIV-exposure status.
More specifically, it revolves around the demographics and associated identifiers dispersed across numerous IT systems.
In this paper, we focus on the implementation patterns associated with the method identifier. The method identifier is similar to the situation in the code, because the situation indicates what is happening in a particular place, and the method identifier denotes the purpose that the method body should realize.
The key contributions of this paper are as follows: (1) it is the first work that provides unlinkability to enterprise networks by using semistructured random virtual identifier; (2) the proposed scheme combines the advantages of VIRO and SDN to support a low-latency, routing resource saving MTD service; (3) the proposed scheme does not rely on payload encryption for identifier hiding so as to support coexistence with other SDN applications; (4) we conduct experimental evaluation of the proposed scheme in a realistic physical network with background traffic.
Users can now search DailyMed by unique ingredient identifier for an active ingredient and an active moiety.
ORCID provides an identifier for individuals to use with their name as they engage in research and innovation activities.