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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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It quickly became apparent that the technology was very powerful and could categorize massive amounts of information, do it in a very short time span, and attain accuracy levels greater than could be expected from even the best of file clerks.
The software did not successfully categorize all documents.
In addition, the exploding volume of electronic documents makes it almost impossible to classify and categorize the information contained in many unstructured documents.
According to Andrews, Balla, and Harty (1999), "The key to Autonomy's power is its ability to extract the meaning from almost any piece of text, allowing it to automatically analyze, categorize, and deliver information.
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To gather information on user needs towards mobile services and handset functions, the author categorizes them by using its own methodology.
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New File Types -- ContentCleanup scans and categorizes all Internet-related files including images, video, audio, text, and program files.