uniterm

uniterm

[′yü·nə‚tərm]
(computer science)
A word, symbol, or number used as a description for retrieval of information from a collection; especially, such a description used in a coordinate indexing system.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Financial transaction software company Main Street Softworks Inc declared on Monday that it has been awardeds EMV certification for Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover card transactions through its Monetra and UniTerm transaction processing software.
The UniTerm device interface component use a 'software semi-integrated' approach to transparently manage transaction flows between EMV terminal devices and Main Street's Monetra transaction server software, which reportedly eliminates the complexity of EMV integrations.
(Imprumutul), UniTerm, (electronic version), Timisoara: Universitatea de Vest 2,1-8.
My favorite critique that Cleverdon repeated a number of times was: "You had no right to be so intelligent with the uniterm system; it is meant to be used by people of low intellect" (Cleverdon, Mills, & Keen, 1966, p.6).
It was based on uniterms, single terms assigned to documents to represent the content, that were later "coordinated" in searching, meaning searched in a Boolean fashion.
To those of us who have been in the information science field for several decades, the peek-a-boo devices such as Termatrex, Mortimer Taube's Uniterm cards, and discussion of pre- and postcoordinate indexing have given way to the world of browsers, HTML, XML, and numerous other ways of coding text and multimedia.
Word processing is even used to improve the list of uniterms by joining a set of two succeeding words, such as joining "ice cream" to make "ice*cream." All these pre-processes on keywords enable the authors to obtain meaningful results in the study.