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localization

[‚lō·kə·lə′zā·shən]
(computer science)
Imposing some physical order upon a set of objects, so that a given object has a greater probability of being in some particular regions of space than in others.

localization

Customizing software and documentation for a particular country. It includes the translation of menus and messages into the native spoken language as well as changes in the user interface to accommodate different alphabets and culture. See internationalization, data localization and l10n.
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This qualitative assessment also covers an end-user preference study which focuses on the assessment of selection criteria and replacement trends based on a number of factors, such as detection and success rate, re-excision rate, cost, mean localization time, effectiveness, safety, ease of use, and mean operating time.
In order to make the beacon nodes closer to the unknown node have greater weight and to improve the localization accuracy, the weighting function is constructed based on the distance between the nodes.
In this section, the system flow of the least square-based self-adaptive localization method is presented before every part is elaborated.
Second, an EE method is proposed to correct localization results of the MC algorithm with localization errors that are estimated by an ANN model.
We proceed in following steps by presenting, in the second and the third sections a brief state of art of mobile robot localization techniques, and fusion methods between multi-sources respectively.
Rebecca Ray, Global Business Editor for the Globalization Insider, a monthly publication from LISA (The Localization Industry Standards Association, a nonprofit professional association based in Geneva, Switzerland), echoes Talbot, adding that companies should treat internalization not merely as a feature, but as an architecture.
Tim Altanero, an associate professor of foreign languages and the program director (and founder) of Austin Community College's localization program, answers, "It is important because the Internet has made distance irrelevant, bringing people of different cultures and languages into immediate and direct contact.
10] Duh et al developed a mathematical model for the surgical treatment of primary hyperparathyroidism and reported that the risk of missing an adenoma on unilateral exploration is only 2% when the surgeon uses a preoperative localization study that has a sensitivity of at least 80%.
The Localization Tools Suite places special emphasis on eliminating those errors created by code set challenges.
LifeSpan provides its subscribers with detailed information on the expression and localization of these genes in normal tissues and in disease, which gives them greater insight into the function of these genes and their potential utility as targets for new drugs," added Brown.
While this localization signal provides an entree to the nucleus, the protein needs an escort to get there.
As the definition presented above shows, globalization is the result of successful localization, or local building blocks strategy.