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			ANNIE - 




Application of Neutral Networks for Industry in Europe, an ESPRIT project. 




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 Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm





	
	
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Application Profile - A number of application protocols required for a specified task or industry sector. [Associated with STEP] Trade and Industry, United Kingdom. "Open Systems in Manufacturing". Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency

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BISE - The energy and industry domain on CRONOS. Acronym: BISE Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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BRIDGE - Biotechnology Research for Innovation, Development and Growth in Europe, a 1990 programme to carry forward the Biotechnoogy Action Programme (BAP) objectives and to construct an international system of technology transfer for industry and agriculture. Acronym: BRIDGE Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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CALS Test Network - The CALS Test Network (CTN) is a confederation of hundreds of industry and government organizations that have agreed to evaluate and demonstrate the interchange and functional use of digital technical information using CALS standards. This is accomplished through a collaborative multi-service effort. Acronym: CTN Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency Sharon J Kemmerer Department of Commerce, United States Government "CALS Testing Programs, Status and Strategy" October 1992

Centre for the Development of Industry - Established in 1984 under the Third Lomé Convention to help the establishment of industrial enterprises in the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) States. Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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Defacto Standard - A standard which has been endorsed by industry or government, but not officially approved by an accredited standards body such as ISO. Fairfax CALS Shared Resource Center, 1994. Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency

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Digital Technical Data - Includes the part descriptions, product specifications, and standards that the initial designer draws upon; the engineering drawings and product data used in design and manufacturing; the information needed to guide the people who operate the system in the field, or who support and maintain it at all echelons of the Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency Department of Defense, United States Government "Military Handbook 59-B", 1993

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ECLAIR - See European Collaborative Linkage of Agriculture and Industry through Research. Acronym: ECLAIR Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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Eco-Management and Audit Scheme - A 1993 initiative to promote awareness and the practice of responsible environmental management in industry. Acronym: EMAS Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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EUROCARE - European Conservation and Restoration, an EUROCIM. An Eurocodes. Standardized specifications for the construction industry. Acronym: EUROCARE Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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Eurotech Alert - European Information Service for the Results of National Research, collating and analysing publicsector research in industry and technology. Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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Food-Linked Agricultural Industrial Research - A 1989 programme to improve the competitiveness of the European food industry, raise levels of food safety and hygiene, and strengthen the scientific and technical basis of the food industry. Acronym: FLAIR Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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INDE - The industry and energy domain on CRONOS. Acronym: INDE Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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Manifest Crisis - A declaration of what amounts to a state of emergency in the coal or steel industry which, if applied, gives the Commission wide authoritarian powers over Member States and industrial enterprises. Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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MARIN - Marine Industry Application of Broadband Communications, a RACE project. Acronym: MARIN Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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MEDIA - Measues for Encouraging the Development of the Audiovisual Production Industry, a 1987 initiative to encourage and sustain EC film and television production. Acronym: MEDIA Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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National Institute of Standards and Technology - Created in 1901 as the National Bureau of Standards and renamed in 1988, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) works to strengthen U.S. industry's international competitiveness, advance science, and improve public health, safety and the environment. NIST conducts science and engineering research in commercially important fields such as Acronym: NIST Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency Sharon J Kemmerer Department of Commerce, United States Government "CALS Testing Programs, Status and Strategy" October 1992

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Propriety Standard - A standard which has been endorsed by industry or government as the accepted international standard, but not officially approved by an accredited standards body such as ISO. Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency Fairfax CALS Shared Resource Center, 1994

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Relay - Common practice in the less-than-truckload industry, in which one driver takes a truck for 8 to 10 hours, then turns the truck over to another driver, pony express style. Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

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Relay Driving - Common practice in the less-than-truckload industry, in which one driver takes a truck for 8 to 10 hours, then turns the truck over to another driver, pony express style. Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

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Request For Quote - Request For Quote is a request issued by a contracting agency to industry for quotes (proposal) in support of goods or services. Acronym: RFQ Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency Fairfax CALS Shared Resource Center, 1994

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RESIDER - A 1988 initiative on the economic reconversion and redevelopment of areas heavily dependent upon the steel industry. Acronym: RESIDER Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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RETEX - A 1991 initiative on the economic reconversion of areas heavily dependent upon the textile and clothing industry. Acronym: RETEX Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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SIDR - The energy and industry domain on CRONOS. Acronym: SIDR Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

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X.25 - A data communication protocol that ensures data integrity while data is being transmitted to, from and within the network. This standard defines the interconnection of packet-switching networks and their associated computers or terminals. These types of networks make efficient use of the telecommunications networks by taking the data generated by Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency

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X.400 - Defines the special rules for transmission of a message which may include text, pictures, and graphics, and allows information to be transmitted between computers, without specific manufacturer restrictions. [Ed. a series of recommendations from CCITT]. Adapted from: "Canadian Participation in the Development of EDI Standards" 1991. Included with permission from:Industry Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency

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X.500 - The establishment of any global interconnected network, requires a directory. The standard for establishing such a directory is X.500, which enables users to browse through user listings as though they were looking through a telephone book. Ed. a CCITT Standard]on from: Industry Canada. "Canadian Participation in the Development of EDI Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency

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