alpha test

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n alpha test (computer science) a first test of an experimental product (such as computer software) carried out by the developer
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Usage

In literature:

The Alpha test included 212 questions in all, and a correct answer to any question netted the subject one point.
"Psychology" by Robert S. Woodworth
It also gave the test for rhamnose with alpha-naphthol.
"Some Constituents of the Poison Ivy Plant: (Rhus Toxicodendron)" by William Anderson Syme
National Army born in English-speaking countries, in Test 2 of the Army Alpha.
"The Psychology of Arithmetic" by Edward L. Thorndike
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In news:

New Test Method for Standard Test Method for the Rapid Sequential Alpha Spectrometric Determination of Isotopes of Americium , Curium, Plutonium, and Uranium in Environmental Water Samples.
Baxter and the Alpha1 Center Test 100,000th Patient for Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency (AATD).
Not since the day we drove a Hummer Alpha into a high school parking lot has a car generated as many questions, comments and requests for a test drive as our silver-and-black smart fortwo cabriolet generated.
New Test Method for Standard Test Method for the Rapid Sequential Alpha Spectrometric Determination of Isotopes of Americium, Curium , Plutonium, and Uranium in Environmental Water Samples.
The alpha fetoprotein test (AFP) is a blood test performed to measure, diagnose, or monitor fetal distress or fetal abnormalities.
After the successful conclusion of its test flight program, Pipistrel has released its newest aircraft, the Pipistrel Alpha Trainer.
New Test Method for the Alpha Spectrometric Determination of Radium 226 in Environmental Water Samples.
I tested the lens on the Sony Alpha NEX-F3.
Wolfram Alpha is online for testing throughout the weekend, in anticipation of the online knowledge base officially going live on Monday.
The most powerful contender in our 4x4 torture test is the 2008 Hummer H3 Alpha.
Angelo State University physics students are bringing hands-on lessons to help the students of Alta Loma Elementary improve science test scores in a pilot program called ALPHAS.
Alpha Easily Passes Withers Test.
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In science:

Analysis of internal alpha contamination in the sapphire itself was not addressed in the particular detector tested within ROSEBUD in 2007, which was known to be unintentionally contaminated after a long exposure to a 236Pu source.
Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop "Radiopure Scintillators for EURECA" (RPScint'2008)
The purpose of this investigation was to examine the alpha release of the GridFTP code, test and compare its performance to standard FTP file transfer within the framework of the NorduGrid pro ject.
Performance evaluation of the GridFTP within the NorduGrid project
After complete evaporation of the liquid, the aluminium foil was removed and opened. This was then alpha-counted to check for any radioactivity leakage from the source. Each aluminium foil was counted 5 times before and after each test.
Leakage Tests for Am-241 Solid Sources Used for Liquid Xenon Detector Monitoring
Recent developments in stochastic excitation models are reviewed and tested against the latest high-quality data of solar-like oscillations, such as from alpha Cen A, and against results obtained from hydrodynamical simulations.
Stochastic excitation and damping of solar-type oscillations
The charging of the ASTROD I test mass by cosmic ray protons and alpha particles (3He and 4He) has been simulated using the GEANT4 toolkit. The MC model predicted a net charging rate of 24 ± 7 e+/s.
ASTROD I Charging Simulation and Disturbances
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