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PICO

(pī'kō)
An acronym used in formulating patient-centered questions. What is the Patient, Population, or Problem? Which Intervention is being considered? What Comparator to this intervention will be used? What Outcome will be measured?

PICO,

n acronym for diagnostic questions based on these four areas of knowledge and action: Patient or problem;
Intervention, cause, or prognosis;
Comparison or control; and
Outcome. This evidence-based method is designed to make a valid, successful decision based on the skills and knowledge of the clinician, the values of the patient, and the best available evidence.
Picornaviridae
n one of the major ribonucleic acid virus families, to which the polio-, rhino-, entero-, and hepatitis A viruses belong. Viruses in this family have a single-stranded, nonsegmented, linear molecular structure with icosahedral symmetry.
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PICO Express FPGA allows the user to have a sequential, untimed C programming model, while still creating efficient hardware for complex multi-block pipelines.
Xilinx FPGAs plus PICO Express algorithmic synthesis is a powerful combination.
PICO acquires businesses which it identifies as undervalued based on Graham and Dodd-style fundamental analysis, and its assessment of what the business is worth based on the private market value of its assets, earnings, and cash flow.
We are looking to using PICO Express to synthesize complex, multi-functional hardware blocks from C code created from the initial specification.
By licensing PICO Express, Korea's prestigious Seoul National University will facilitate the creation of a pool of designers capable of tackling the increasingly difficult challenges of high- level SoC design for consumer applications," said Raj Singh, senior vice president of Worldwide Sales and Marketing for Synfora.
Designers working on complex SoCs inevitably face time constraints while optimizing for area and power; this new release of PICO Express solves many of the issues faced in actual consumer designs.
PICO (Nasdaq: PICO) is a diversified holding company based in La Jolla, California.
Providing greater interoperability between Synfora's PICO products and our industry-standard Novas debug platform means that SoC designers can more easily verify and debug the RTL and SystemC code generated by Synfora's tools.
PICO has entered into an agreement with an investment partnership to purchase $50 million of PICO stock not subscribed for by PICO's shareholders in the rights offering.
Also at DAC, attendees will see demos of the new release of Synfora PICO Express for application engine synthesis.