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tuning

An MRI term for the process of adjusting the transmitter and receiver circuitry on an MR scanner so that it provides optimal signal performance at the Larmor frequency. A properly tuned scanner produce images with higher signal-to-noise ratios and is more diagnostically versatile.

tun·ing

(tūning)
Adjusting the length of the stroke made by an electronically powered dental instrument.
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By using AQM Solutions' products, enterprises can reduce the amount of time they spend on manual tuning by over 90%, costly hardware and software upgrades can be deferred or avoided.
Adaptive Learning simplifies and accelerates speech grammar development and tuning by mining call recordings for examples of how callers really speak.
With increasingly distributed development and testing teams, the process of creating and distributing reports for subsequent analysis by the appropriate experts means that weeks can pass before tuning opportunities are identified.
Performance testing and tuning is a team effort," said Joe Fernandes, director of Product Marketing for Web Test solutions at Empirix.
While committed listeners who spend more than 50 percent of their tuning time on these holiday music stations tends to be Caucasian, female and slightly older, the evidence shows that the holiday music format is attracting listeners from across the demographic spectrum.
Hands-On Oracle Database 10g: Backup, Recovery & Server Tuning is valuable for database administrators and others interested in safeguarding Oracle 10g databases.
Hands-On Oracle Database 10g: Backup, Recovery & Server Tuning augments existing Learning Tree courses, including Oracle Database 10g Introduction, Oracle Database 10g Administration, Oracle 9i: A Comprehensive Hands-On Introduction, Hands-On Oracle 9i Databases: Backup, Recovery and Server Tuning, Oracle 9i Database Administration: Hands- On, Oracle PL/SQL Programming: Hands-On, Developing SQL Queries for Oracle Databases and Application Development and Tuning for Oracle Databases.
Keynote PerformanceTune experts help pinpoint which parts of the e-business infrastructure require tuning in order to eliminate application slowdowns and crashes.
6, released earlier this month, flag potential Exchange performance issues and automatically provide information required for utilizing procedures from Microsoft's Exchange 2000 troubleshooting guides and Windows tuning guides.
DGI has been automating DB2 tuning since 1998, and now DGI tools exploit DB2 V8's ability to dynamically change many configuration parameters online, without stopping the database.
Presently, the average manual tuning service fee in the United States is about $75 and is usually necessary at least twice a year.