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data processing

the organization and processing of information in a business. The use of COMPUTERS to store data (see DATA STORAGE) and to undertake routine data processing activities such as recording purchases, sales, payroll etc. can save time, improve recording accuracy and reduce staffing costs. See INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, LOCAL AREA NETWORK.
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Mainstream Engineering has been awarded a Phase I SBIR grant to demonstrate a more efficient preprocessing system for in-plant biomass conversion systems such as pyrolysis or gasification.
Preprocessing (Chitraa, 2012) is an important activity in web usage mining and treated as a key to success.
However, a unified account of image acquisition hardware and preprocessing functions is not available in any comparable literature.
Each of the three participating companies leveraged its specific areas of expertise and took charge of different processes at the plant: MHI overseeing the entire plant including development of preprocessing and saccharification, Hakutsuru Sake Brewing handling fermentation, and Kansai Chemical Engineering in charge of distillation and purification.
Cellulosic biofuel company, Gulf Alternative Energy Corporation, today announced preprocessing technology that turns non-food plant material, or biomass, into extremely small particles that can more quickly and more cheaply be turned into ethanol.
Main structure of image preprocessing task by MMAS is presented on Fig.
The contestants could use any preprocessing and/or encoding tool available, irrespective of cost, as long as they disclosed the process to me so I could share it with you.
The advantage of this integration is substantial: First, it eliminates the time-consuming administrative tasks involved in payroll preprocessing, and second, it prevents the inevitable human errors that occur during calculations of time card hours, which can be significant.
Citiraya is headquartered in Singapore and has 14 collection and preprocessing centers worldwide.
Leung has put together a microarray software comparison featuring 13 primary types of software, including programs for data preprocessing, analysis, and annotation.
The Cone Mill is said to effectively eliminate the need for multiple passes and expensive preprocessing incurred when processing hard materials, and significantly reduces manufacturing costs, according to the manufacturer.