bottom-up processing

noun

a processing technique, either in the brain or in a computer, in which incoming information is analysed in successive steps and later-stage processing does not affect processing in earlier stages

Nearby words

  1. bottom-feeding,
  2. bottom-fish,
  3. bottom-liner,
  4. bottom-of-the-line,
  5. bottom-up,
  6. bottom-up programming,
  7. bottoming,
  8. bottomless,
  9. bottomless pit,
  10. bottommost

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