AIMS Glossary lists selected technical terms used in this website and also within the information management field. The purpose of the AIMS Glossary is to collect "technical" concepts used in the agricultural information management context and to provide definitions and to link them to a set of resources free accessible on the Web for more information.

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    Bitbucket

    Bitbucket is a free source code hosting site. (Source: Welcome to the Open Glossary)

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    GitHub

    GitHub is a web-based service that provides a source code repository that works exclusively with the Git command-line tool. (Source: Welcome to the Open Glossary)

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    Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

    Digital Object Identifier (DOI) - a unique text string that is used to identify digital objects such as journal articles or open source software releases. (Source: Welcome to the Open...

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    Content mining

    Content mining - l arge-scale e xtraction of information from content (e.g., photographs, videos, audio, metadata), usually involving thousands of items. (Source: Welcome to the Open...

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    Extensible Markup Language (XML)

    A language that defines a set of rules for encoding documents in a format that is readable by both machines and humans. (Source: Welcome to the Open Glossary)

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