categorization


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categorization

 [kat″ĕ-go-rĭ-za´shun]
the identification of similarities and differences among pieces of received information.

cat·e·gor·i·za·tion

(kat'ĕ-gōr-ī-zā'shŭn)
A process by which a hospital self-designates providing a specialized service; criteria may be internal or based on national standards. Differs from designation, which is a legal process with external review.
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Areas designated under the old categorization have been elaborated by corresponding IUCN category.
Commtouch's URL categorization solution powers its exclusive "in the cloud" infrastructure to offer unparalleled span of Web coverage.
The goal of the new rulebook is make more transparent categorization of hotels and raising the standards of the accommodation facilities to a higher level.
Crocker and Snow's analysis suggests, however, that bans on costly categorization have ambiguous welfare effects.
Many tasks performed on a daily basis require information-integration processing rather than rule-based categorization e.
The URL Categorization Engine uses Websense technology which collects and classifies URLs from Internet sites, with access to the site then permitted, blocked, or allowed after the subscriber selects a 'continue' option.
It is thought provoking and readers should find it stimulating, as in a contrast to the usual and traditional thinking of the categorization of aging across the life cycle.
The new agreement involves a license for the company's new search and categorization technology, RetrievalWare 8.
The idea of categorization serves a useful function in establishing the background to the project, but is less successful in the second volume.
Hoderlein grabs into the arrangement of meaning and thus the categorization of things that fall into his hands, as, for example, the lighters.