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query

n. common lawyer lingo for a question to be answered.

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He wants to find the location information of queried nodes.
Such validation code is formed from encoding the ordering and adjacent data items with a hashed message authentication coding function in the queried sensor node.
"If you only queried the HIPDB, you would be missing medical malpractice payment reports [from the NPDB]," she said.
The degree of parallelism determines how many search engines to query; the rank order determines which search engines should be queried. SAVVYSEARCH dispatches the query in parallel to each of the indicated search engines.
For instance, Marcus says, "we have demonstrated that the title words are most important." So if a queried term appears there, the document will be ranked higher than another in which the same term is buried in the text.
Queries in KDDMS, however, have to be much more general than SQL; similarly, the queried objects have to be far more complex than records (tuples) in relational database.
Additionally, 602 other health care entities (for example, HMOs or group practices with formal peer review) queried NPDB, as did 37 state licensing boards.
If the queried server has delegated its subzone containing the queried name, it returns a referral response.
In this case, by referring to the bitmap index, the client can selectively access the queried object, and it is not always necessary to read the data arrival time.
In general, many web databases cannot be accessed directly using local database drivers or be queried using a specific database language, such as SOL.
In VideoQ, motion sequences are segmented into moving blobs and then queried on the color and motion of a particular blob (see Figure 17) (Chang et al., 1997a; Chang et al., 1998).
Typically, for each searchable field, IR systems build indexes [Faloutsos 1985; Frakes and Baeza-Yates 1992; Salton 1989] to direct the search engine to find documents with some given term, such as the word cat or phrase "Joe Doe." The indexing schemes of a field restrict how it can be queried. Generally, there are two ways of indexing.(5)