data format


Also found in: Thesaurus, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.data format - the organization of information according to preset specifications (usually for computer processing)data format - the organization of information according to preset specifications (usually for computer processing)
info, information - a message received and understood
high-level formatting - (computer science) the format for the root directory and the file allocation tables and other basic configurations
initialisation, initialization, low-level formatting - (computer science) the format of sectors on the surface of a hard disk drive so that the operating system can access them and setting a starting position
References in periodicals archive ?
The discovery was made by Carnegie Mellon University's computer club over a period of three years since the images were saved in an obscure data format, the BBC reported.
Therefore, a sensing data format suitable for lightweight sensor nodes and equipped with several environment monitoring sensors is required to support global monitoring in the sensor network.
The SEC issues rules requiring companies to provide financial statement information in the XBRL interactive data format. This requirement is phased in over a four-year period.
The tool supports common CAD formats such as STEP, IGES, Parasolid software, and the JT data format, and has built-in data translators to help eliminate version-compatibility issues.
The schematic and design applications offer an alternative design flow into AWR's software specifically for post-layout, final design-stage verification reliant on the ODB++ data format. - CD
With Aster Data nCluster 4.6, customers can choose the data format best suited to their needs and benefit from the power of Aster Data's SQL-MapReduce analytic capabilities, providing maximum query performance by leveraging row-only, column-only, or hybrid storage strategies.
OAICatMuseum 1.0, the second product to be developed, is an Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH) data content provider; it supports the Categories for the Descriptions of Works of Art (CDWA) Lite XML data format.
Its features include a project environment that links data sheets, plot windows and report windows together, user-defined macro, real-time plotting, support for Access data format, a dialog box help system, Poisson regression, and over 100 predefined fitting models.
Features include user-selectable fiber polarity, user-selectable asynchronous data format, dual DB9 power connectors for convenience in bused power applications, and Tx, Rx and power indicator LEDs.
The Electronic Transcript System offers a pre-K12 solution that provides the same user interface and a centralized system for educators to send, receive, manage, track and import electronic transcripts and student records in the data format they prefer.
The new interface standard is changing the way airborne telemetry data is captured, recorded, analyzed, and distributed by standardizing the digital data recording directory and data format for solid-state media.
In addition, TSA will integrate its HOOPS(R) 3D Application Framework (HOOPS/3dAF) software with the JT data format.