Pre-processor

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DRAFT DEFINITION
Pre-processor
A device in a data acquisition system which performs a significant amount of data reduction, extracting specific information from raw signal representations, in advance of the main processing operation.
Considered between 2004 and 2006 but not included in the 2006 PAC submission
This is an unofficial draft definition presented for information and comment.

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Orange Book

ORANGE BOOK DEFINITION

IUPAC. Analytical Division. Compendium of Analytical Nomenclature (the Orange Book). Definitive Rules, 1979.

Pre-processor

A device in a data acquisition system which performs a significant amount of data reduction, extracting specific information from raw signal representations, in advance of the main processing operation.

IUPAC 1997 Orange Book Chapter 12
Index of Orange Book Terms