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author

The writer of an article, chapter, or other complete written work.
Many articles, proceedings, or books have multiple authors; the names of the authors following the first author are known as co-authors. Corporations, government agencies, and associations may also be listed as authors of a work.

author

Journalism A person involved in writing a manuscript

au·thor

(aw'thŏr)
medical transcription Person who orally creates a report to be transcribed.
Synonym(s): dictator, originator.
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The editor provides access to the underlying XML structure of documents in a comfortable visual authoring environment; no programming is required.
Now thanks to Total Hi Def, our clients have a single SKU option," said Charles Potter, vice president of digital media services at Ascent Media Group, a world-class authoring facility in Burbank, California.
Enhanced DITA support: DITA specialization support for the rapid development of authoring interfaces for new content types, and extended DITA map editing capabilities for leveraging the full power of DITA maps for content reuse and document assembly.
0's new content integration capabilities promote best practices for teamwork and content reuse from within the authoring interface, independent of the back end content repository.
The Site -- Hilversum, Netherlands, specialises in DVD authoring, pre-mastering, translations and other associated post-production services.
Leading organizations in a variety of industries use InRule for its Business Language Authoring, dynamic user interface capabilities, and integrated real-time testing.
streamlines hazard communications and advances business process innovation through its material safety data sheet (MSDS) authoring solution, The WERCS(R) (Worldwide Environmental & Regulatory Compliance Solution).
Even before the launch of DVD-Video, the world's most successful CE format, Sonic helped the authoring community rapidly get up-to-speed on the format by successfully establishing the DVD Authoring Alliance," said Rolf Hartley, senior vice president and general manager for Sonic's professional products group.
Over 600 hospitals currently utilize the HealthStream Authoring Center, where, collectively, over 4,600 courses have been self-authored and delivered through the HealthStream Learning Center in the last 24 months.
Blast Radius, makers of the world's most user-friendly XML authoring software, today introduced XMetaL(R) 4.
We are delighted to be working with Sonic to bring the very best authoring technology for Blu-ray Disc title development to Hollywood," said Keisuke Suetsugi, managing director of Panasonic Hollywood Lab.
In addition to industry-standard Web development tools, there are new authoring tools that are geared specifically for creating e-learning content," said Brandon Hall, Ph.