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alias

Informatics
A secondary or symbolic name for a file or computer peripheral (device).
 
Molecular biology
An alternative symbol or name for part of the sequence of a known gene that resembles names for other anonymous DNA segments—e.g., D6Mit236 is an alias for Cftr.
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Pricing and Availability Alias software solutions are available from the Alias network of authorized resellers.
Not to be outdone, Silicon Graphics bought out Alias and Wavefront Technology (a competing American software company) to ensure its place in the high-end world in February, 1995 in a deal worth about $440-million.
Fifth, Alias said that even the CAS disclosure statement required by Public Law 91-379 distinguishes between deferred compensation (CAS 415) and methods of charging and crediting vacation (CAS 408).
Founded in the UK in 1990, Alias is the world leader in the field of automatic piping isometric generation.
Alias is also launching new services in conjunction with the free FBX SDK.
The other members of the Board of Alias include Tom Barnds, Managing Director of Accel-KKR; Ben Bisconti, Managing Director of Accel-KKR; Rosemary Zigrossi of The Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan; and Doug Walker, President of Alias.
com and Maya are registered trademarks and StudioTools, MasterClasses and Alias Wavefront are trademarks of Alias Systems Corp.
NOTE: Alias is a registered trademark, and Alias|Wavefront, the Alias|Wavefront logo, Studio, AutoStudio, and SurfaceStudio are trademarks of Alias|Wavefront, a division of Silicon Graphics Limited.
Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Alias was founded in 1983 as Alias Research.
As the first step towards a collaborative work environment, Alias/Wavefront will develop data translator technology for AutoStudio(TM), Alias(R) Studio(TM) and Alias Designer(TM), providing for direct import of Alias/Wavefront data files into SDRC's I-DEAS Master Series 3.
Jos Stam, Alias senior research scientist, has joined a highly respected group of influencers in the world of computer graphics today, when he was presented with the 2005 Computer Graphics Achievement Award.