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Abstract

A brief summary at the beginning of an article, paper, or presentation. Abstracts are commonly associated with academia; for example, an economics professor may attach an abstract to a publication. However, it may also be used with a business presentation.
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Data abstractors should be trained in the use of the form.
The knowledge base incorporates both linguistic knowledge (ability to interpret the language of texts in the subject area dealt with) and nonlinguistic knowledge: understanding of the subject matter, of the needs and interests of the audience served, and of the guidelines under which the abstractor is to operate.
OS Abstractor APIs give users the ability to effectively develop code independent of the underlying OS to protect software investment and to easily expand support to multiple operating systems.
MapuSoft's OS Abstractor provides many OS back ends which will be a great benefit to SoSCOE, which runs in a variety of environments," said Al Williams, SoSCOE's Chief Architect.
OS Abstractor offers flexibility to develop code on a Windows host and use the same code on a Windows CE target.
OS Abstractor gives developers a common interface to quickly start developing applications without having to worry about the OS variations across various Linux distributions," said Raj Johnson, president and CEO of MapuSoft Technologies.
Bob Edwards, senior environment officer for the northern area, said: "We worked closely with North Wales Fire and Rescue Service, Welsh Water and other water abstractors to ensure drinking water abstractions were not put at risk.