to change a message into symbols, as encode oral language into writing, encode an idea into words, encode a physical law into mathematical symbols. See also decode. to give a deep structure to a message.
describes the process of framing the content of the communication. The context, language, and tone of the communication are set here by the party originating the message. In face-to-face examples, the full range of non-verbals are included.
A device, such as a sorter, encodes a document by printing information on the document. The information helps speed the processing of the document and gives evidence of transaction and processing information.
To use a code to represent individual characters in a message. Here are a number of Encoding Terms.
vb. 1. In data security, to encrypt. See also encryption. 2. In programming, to put something into code, which frequently involves changing the form--for example, changing a decimal number to binary-coded form. See also binary-coded decimal, EBCDIC.
In streaming this usually refers to the process of converting human readable information into data for transportation (streaming) over the internet. The software that does this is usually called the encoder.
To transform data for storage or transmission, usually in such a way that redundancies are eliminated or complexity is reduced. Most compression is based on one or more encoding methods. Data such as audio or video is encoded for efficient storage or transmission and is decoded for access or display.
To convert information from one system of communication to another. Often used to describe the first stage in the memory process, involving processes associated with receiving or registering stimuli through one or more of the senses and modifying that information. Ergonomics Workplace design that reduces fatigue and discomfort.
ENCODE (the ENCylopedia Of DNA Elements) is a public research consortium launched by the US National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) in September 2003. The goal is to find all functional elements in the human genome, one of the most critical projects by NHGRI after it completed the successful Human Genome Project.
To encode is to use a magnetic recording head to encode or write magnetic data on a stripe. The head produces alternating zones of north-south and then south-north magnetization. These alternating zones are formed into bits. Writing is the same as encoding.