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in·i·tial·ize

 (ĭ-nĭsh′ə-līz′)
tr.v. in·i·tial·ized, in·i·tial·iz·ing, in·i·tial·iz·es Computers
1. To set (a starting value of a variable).
2. To prepare (a computer or a printer) for use; boot.
3. To format (a storage medium, such as a disk).

in·i′tial·i·za′tion (-shə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
in·i′tial·iz′er n.
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Noun1.initialization - (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
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
data format, data formatting, format, formatting - the organization of information according to preset specifications (usually for computer processing)
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initialization

n (Comput) → Initialisierung f
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In this paper, we exploit the dynamic model for time-varying wireless channels to enable improved initialization and enhance the estimation of time-varying sparse wireless channels with temporal correlation.
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For instance, if 70% of current population converge to the same free energy value before reaching the termination condition, in such a case, HC employs diversity by random initialization whereas if the population space is too diverse, then the HC employs local search process to improvise the solution.
Then around this value, we should use a "scale" to span the initialization space.
For each dataset, we calculate the mean NMI of different incomplete sample ratios for the late fusion of different initializations. Once this is complete, we rank the performance on each dataset to see which initialization achieve the best final performance, as shown in Table 3.
When the infected flash drive is plugged into a computer, the malware makes its move over to the device by copying its malicious code into a temporary folder while the Storewize initialization tools launches.
* Initialization time for the semi-implicit method can be considerably larger than that for the implicit method because a large matrix (1089x1089 in the 33x33 patch case) needs to be inverted.
This paper develops a k-means++ initialization algorithm for the situation which a uses large amount of data with the help of MapReduce.
In Kwon and Cheong [7], an initialization method with an idealized 3D bogus vortex is developed for track and intensity predictions.
Similarly to the classical GA, GAID consists of two phases: initialization and evolution.
An average based approach was used for avoiding random cluster initialization. The experiments of this study showed that the results obtained with proposed method were better and consistent.
A new initialization and updating strategy based on the impact of node is proposed.