Definitions for "SCANNING"
A process in which text or graphics on hardcopy are converted into digital format that can be recognized by a computer using a scanner.
The process of creating a digital image of a page of text or other material. This term is sometimes also used for optical character recognition.
The process of electronically scanning the marked pages of the Certified List after an election, to determine which voters have or have not voted.
a common test for osteoporosis, in which an x-ray machine measures bone mineral density
a painless procedure that utilizes a thin beam of radiation in conjunction with computer software to measure bone density for detection of osteoporosis
a painless X-ray procedure that measures bone density in the lumbar spine and hip
A selection technique which presents groups of items to the user. The user then signals with a switch press, gesture or other means when the desired item is being indicated. The scanning may be performed automatically by an electronic system or manually by the communication partner.
An "indirect selection" technique in which items are presented sequentially one at a time and the individual activates a switch or otherwise signals to accept one of the items when presented. Scanning, like other indirect selection techniques, is only intended for individuals who do not have sufficient motor control for direct selection techniques.
A computer access method for switch users. Choices on the screen are highlighted one at a time and the user indicates his or her choice by activating an input device. Various methods of scanning-- automatic scanning (auto scan), step scanning, single-switch Ñautomatic scanning (auto scan), step scanning, single-switch scanning, multiple-switch scanningÑ-can be used, depending on the userÕs abilities and preferences.
Applied to the field of video surveillance, scanning is the panning of a camera across the horizontal field of view.
producing TV line s, i. e. scanning in a horizontal direction.
Mostly referring to a video surveillance field, it is the panning or the horizontal camera motion.
The first stage of the SARA model of problem-oriented policing, in which officers take steps to identify possible problems and expose their underlying causes.
The first stage in the SARA process, involving problem identification, verification, and classification , , 14, 16, 18, 38, 54
the motion of a radar system when searching for a particular object.
Systematic movement of a radar beam to cover a definite pattern or area in space.
Electrically or mechanically moving a radar's antenna pattern to achieve radar coverage over a large area.
During rule-based processing, periodically invoking a rule at regular intervals. See also conditional scanning and polling.
For a rule, the process of invoking the rule at some regular interval specified in the Scan-interval attribute. Use scanning as a means of monitoring conditions in an application.
A process of moving items over a laser in order to record a transaction.
The technology concerned with scanning computer systems and networks in order to find security vulnerabilities. Nessus, nmap, and strobe are all well known scanners.
Scanning is used to detect and, usually, disinfect machines with viruses. Sophos and McAfee scan individual machines. There is more powerful software to scan networks. Keeping these programs up to date helps prevent infection
Investigating or examining thoroughly by checking point-by-point and often repeatedly. [D03252] Webster
A quick and convenient method for obtaining browsing inforamtion about source files that do not compile completely.
This is an alternative word for lexical analysis or tokenisation.
a very accurate method of body composition analysis and allows for easy follow up testing after a nutritional or weight loss program is started
A type of reading in which an individual attempts to locate specific information without reading the entire selection.
An active, usually visual search of the environment for information. Used in reading, driving, and other daily activities.
A type of reading used to locate a particular piece of information without necessarily attending to the other parts of a text.
eye movements used to explore visual stimuli
Smooth eye movements enabling a person to maintain inspection of the words on a page or the lines in a design.
Use of eye and head movements to search for a target
Keywords:  guess, alphabet, look, eyes, words
the ability of the eyes to look at or between letters or words. Children without this skill tend to guess at words and have a hard time learning the alphabet.
locating specific information quickly and efficiently by moving your eyes down a page looking for specific facts or key words or phrases
General technique to help solve puzzles by eliminating values
Occurs if the reader's purpose is to get an overview of document headings and content. See Part IX.
Looking quickly down a text in order to find a specific piece of information such as a telephone number or word in a dictionary.
Going quickly over a text to find a particular piece of information.
This feature allows the receiver to automatically tune through a desired frequency range, stopping on all frequencies where a signal is present.
Keep a close watch on or monitoring the community for issues, events or trends which may effect an organisation.
Sometimes used to mean environmental scanning.
Keywords:  string, see
see string scanning.