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buddy system

Overview page. Subjects: Computing — Public Health and Epidemiology.

A method of encouraging people to care for one another, such as for several isolated old people to stay in touch by means of daily phone calls or visits or for patients with AIDS, so that...

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cognitive model

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine — Computing.

A model adopted by sport psychologists to study achievement orientated attributions. According to the model, athletes process information about outcomes (e.g. winning or losing) according...

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data management

Overview page. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology — Computing.

A term normally used to refer to systems that offer users an interface that screens them from the majority of the details of the physical handling of the files, leaving them free to...

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extensibility

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine — Computing.

The capability of a programming language to accept definitions of new constructs.

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framework

Overview page. Subjects: Computing — Public Health and Epidemiology.

A material or abstract structure that is the basis for a more complete entity. Thus, the foundations and supporting beams are the framework for a building; the skeleton is the framework for...

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frequency distribution

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Computing.

A summary of the values obtained and the frequencies with which these values have occurred. The term was first used by Karl Pearson in 1895.

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International Standards Organization

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Computing.

The main world standards organization. It specifies many standards which are relevant to communications and networking—for example, the Open Systems Interconnection standards—along with...

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micro

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Computing.

1 (symbol: μ) A prefix to a unit, indicating a submultiple of one millionth, 10−6, of that unit, as in microsecond.

2 Short for microcomputer.

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Project Gutenberg

Overview page. Subjects: Computing — Public Health and Epidemiology.

A large project to capture books that are in the public domain (i.e. not copyright) and to make them available on the Web.

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robust statistic

Overview page. Subjects: Computing — Sports and Exercise Medicine.

Statistical methods insensitive to the effects of outliers (which may be mistakes or contaminated data). The methods rely on medians rather than means, and use more information from the...

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