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Kim, for instance, used the database, among others, to understand why models have a hard time capturing the MJO’s march across the Maritime Continent.Improved three-week weather forecasts could save lives from disaster | Alexandra Witze | August 27, 2020 | Science News
To identify suspects, the FBI and police compare images from surveillance cameras and other sources to photo databases.
The relationship between female education and fertility is long established, but our estimates are also based on our own very large global analysis using the Global Burden of Disease database.How Rising Education for Women Is Shaping the Global Population - Facts So Romantic | Kiki Sanford | August 19, 2020 | Nautilus
Clearview AI has built one of the most comprehensive databases of people’s faces in the world.
A University of Chicago team recently released Fawkes, a tool meant to “cloak” faces by slightly altering your photos on social media so as to fool the AI systems relying on scraped databases of billions of such pictures.The hack that could make face recognition think someone else is you | Karen Hao | August 5, 2020 | MIT Technology Review
But after winning 55 percent of the white vote, Duke had a database of supporters some politicians coveted.
They have amassed a growing database of information on some 105,000 POWs.
The hitch was that the genetic profile has to be removed from the database if the person is exonerated.
He went through his entire database of over 70,000 images to select pieces for the Arizona show.
In other words, the fact of maintaining a global database in a secured way.Vilified Bitcoin Tycoon After Losing $500 Million: My Life Is at Risk | Nathalie-Kyoko Stucky | September 17, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
For those still captive to literacy, the alternative is the ubiquitous word-processed letter matched to a list in a database.The Civilization of Illiteracy | Mihai Nadin
These resources have their specific epistemological condition-a printed encyclopedia is different from a database.The Civilization of Illiteracy | Mihai Nadin
British Dictionary definitions for database
a systematized collection of data that can be accessed immediately and manipulated by a data-processing system for a specific purpose
informal any large store of information: a database of knowledge
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Scientific definitions for database
A collection of data arranged for ease and speed of search and retrieval by a computer.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary Copyright © 2011. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Cultural definitions for database
A set of data grouped together in one location in (or accessible by) a computer. A computerized database has been likened to an electronic filing cabinet of information arranged for easy access or for a specific purpose.
The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.