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pre·proc·ess

 (prē-prŏs′ĕs′, -prō′sĕs′)
tr.v. pre·proc·essed, pre·proc·ess·ing, pre·proc·ess·es
To perform preliminary processing on (data, for example).

pre·proc′es·sor n.

preprocessor

(priːˈprəʊsɛsə)
n
(Computer Science) computing a program or device that that alters data to conform with the input requirements of another program
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The Kantan Preprocessor uses a series of Search/Replace rules, based on KantanMT Regex (regular expressions) technology to dynamically alter data prior to its inclusion as training data for a KantanMT engine.
AcuNexus is a powerful preprocessor for AcuSolve, complementing our in-house preprocessors, AcuConsole and HyperMesh," said Farzin Shakib, the Vice President of CFD Technology at Altair.
0), unsafe code and pointers, preprocessor directives, and XML documentation.
The preprocessor was developed to extends Snorts possibilities of network traffic analysis by anomaly detection mechanism [4].
First, several alternate feature space representations were generated by processing the measured sensor array data (input data) through different preprocessor and linear PCA combinations.
Established in 2005 as a spin-out company from the University of Warwick, Warwick Warp has developed the first phase of a unique software-based fingerprint preprocessor module which substantially improves fingerprint matching accuracy by dealing with the problems associated with low quality.
Established in 2005 as a spin-out company from the University of Warwick, Warwick Warp has developed the first phase of a unique software-based fingerprint preprocessor module which substantially improves fingerprint matching accuracy by dealing with the problems associated with low quality fingerprints, Shortly after its formation, the company received 'seed' fund to support its research and development activities from a number of private investors as well as the University of Warwick and Advantage West Midlands.
The self-study format (which could work well in a classroom or online learning situation as well) includes hundreds of examples and exercises and covers the bare basics of C necessary to get started, the decision control structure, the loop control structure, the case control structure, functions and pointers, data types, the preprocessor, arrays, strings, structures, console input and output, file input and output, operation on bits, features (such as typecasting, bitfields and unions), C under Windows, graphics under Windows, Internet programming, and C under Linux.
A hybrid approach, utilizing Isomap as a preprocessor for the neural network, yields 92% accuracy with a half data sample (a level between the pure Isomap and pure neural network), with a similar (though not as pronounced) degradation in accuracy because of a reduced training sample size.
The older MFView preprocessor had hundreds of commands to learn and memorize," says Rucinski.
It also performs as a preprocessor before spheronization, cooling, coating, cooking or drying operations with a wide variety of doughs, pastes, wet cake or gels.