Definition of Initialisation

1. Noun. (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.

Exact synonyms: Initialization, Low-level Formatting
Category relationships: Computer Science, Computing
Generic synonyms: Data Format, Data Formatting, Format, Formatting
Derivative terms: Initialise, Initialize, Initialize

Definition of Initialisation

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of initialization) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Initialisation

initial object
initial objects
initial offering
initial point
initial points
initial public offering
initial rate
initial rhyme
initial velocity
initialisation (current term)

Literary usage of Initialisation

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1. 3-D Deterministic Radiation Transport Computer Programs: Features by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (1997)
"PROCIN - controls problem initialisation and FIDO data input (parallel I/O). Forward cross-sections are input and processed for adjoint (if necessary) here. ..."

2. Fission Gas Behaviour in Water Reactor Fuels: Seminar Proceedings, Cadarache by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2002)
"Flr-273 B,,yfi>510-W-^- where T is the temperature (K) and B is the actual burn-up (MWd/kgU). Thus, the process initialisation is associated with the Halden ..."

3. Computing Radiation Dosimetry: CRD 2002, Workshop Proceedings, Sacavém by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency, Instituto Tecnologico e Nuclear (2004)
"The key problem of a detailed understanding of the initialisation of radiation damage to DNA is, therefore, the general understanding of the distance ..."

4. Proceedings of the Sixth Meeting of the Task Force on Shielding Aspects of by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2004)
"Each element is assigned six functions which provide information about the element type/name. geometry- materials. field. volume and initialisation. ..."

5. National Accounts of OECD Countries: V.2 by OECD Staff, SourceOECD (Online service) (2004)
"In the initialisation phase of the codes, a material- and energy-dependent cut-off A^ is computed subject to the condition that the integral of the ..."

6. Nuclear Emergency Data Management: Proceedings of an International Workshop by Nuclear Energy Agency (1998)
"It is being assumed that the Bracknell model shall be used for stand-by purposes, allowing to start necessary assimilation and initialisation pre-processing ..."

7. Open Information Interchange Study On Image/graphics Standards by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"For this reason some algorithms have been studied and implemented to reach better performances: as regard to the initialisation of the LBG algorithm, ..."

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