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newsgroup

Informatics A USENET discussion group. See USENET. Cf Listserve.
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newsgroup

(nooz′groop″, nūz′)
An Internet-based support group that shares information about a particular topic, e.g., advances in the management of a disease (including diagnosis, treatment, or prognosis) or developments in prosthesis.
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Caption: Figure 1: Comparison of testing accuracy and standard deviations on 20 newsgroups datasets, with each problem setting parameter C = [0.01 0.1 1 10 100].
On top of the mainstay features, NewsDemon Newsgroups also offers additional features for USENET fans:
It no longer matters how much I know about the culture of Goths, because I no longer practice being a Goth, for all that I can read websites, newsgroups and blogs, download music files and even order appropriate garb from Deviant Clothing (www.deviantclothing.co.uk).
* Joining in relevant newsgroup discussions creates opportunities for marketing and business intelligence activity.
When the uproar eventually settled, a new hierarchy of ad-friendly newsgroups was created, each beginning with the prefix "biz." But this approach never really worked, because the kind of people who advertise anti-cellulite cream, get-rich-quick schemes, and cable descramblers don't care if they annoy people; they just want maximum eyeballs.
The new version can also scan newsgroups, both internal and internet Usenet discussion boards, intercepting known viruses, Trojans and worms in real-time.
Search engines are locations on the internet that will hunt through the hundreds of millions of web pages or search the billions of postings in newsgroups to find a desired topic.
This week Anne Walsh explains the etiquette of internet newsgroups. Meanwhile John McNeely investigates a surround sound system to give the neighbours nightmares
The system can monitor popular applications, such as e-mail, Web traffic, file transfers, messaging applications, newsgroups and Telnet.
* Effectively incorporate newsgroups, chat rooms and videoconferencing
Two years ago well-known ISP Demon paid more than pounds 200,000 to settle a libel action over material posted on one of its newsgroups.
The paper discusses some of the factors to be taken into account when determining how much material to post on the Web, includes some hints to reduce the time course coordinators may otherwise have to spend dealing with students inexperienced in web use, discusses some of the factors influencing students' willingness to actively contribute to newsgroups and briefly identifies some of the issues requiring careful consideration in relation to pedagogy and copyright.