documentation

Definitions

  • Reproduction of a document
    Reproduction of a document
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n documentation documentary validation "his documentation of the results was excellent","the strongest support for this view is the work of Jones"
    • n documentation program listings or technical manuals describing the operation and use of programs
    • n documentation confirmation that some fact or statement is true through the use of documentary evidence
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: On average a business document is copied 19 times
    • n documentation Instruction; teaching.
    • n documentation The preparation of records or documents for use or for filing.
    • n documentation Formal or authoritative instruction.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The average office document gets copied 19 times
    • n Documentation preparation or use of documentary evidence and authorities—used in realistic fiction by the school of Zola of faithful reproduction of the records, real or supposed, of actual lives (the so-called document humain)
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Quotations

  • Paula Nelson
    Paula Nelson
    “The best business plans are straightforward documents that spell out the who, what, where, why, and how much...”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. documentumdocēre, to teach.

Usage

In literature:

And this qualifies Him to take and open the document.
"Quiet Talks on the Crowned Christ of Revelation" by S. D. Gordon
Nor was this the only irregularity in the document.
"A Life of William Shakespeare with portraits and facsimiles" by Sidney Lee
May I send for the photographic copies of the documents to-morrow?
"The Fifth Ace" by Douglas Grant
He had expected, but had expected with some doubt, that another document would have been found there.
"Cousin Henry" by Anthony Trollope
We can get the document sworn to in legal form and you can then come back here.
"A Girl of the Commune" by George Alfred Henty
It is too fine a document to be lost.
"Between the Lines" by Henry Bascom Smith
But when Count Gerold presents the document, {168} his scorn turns on Agnes and he orders her to a convent.
"The Standard Operaglass" by Charles Annesley
The documents bore marks of frequent folding and unfolding.
"Nan Sherwood at Palm Beach" by Annie Roe Carr
Neither describes the period covered by the present document; both begin, like document 45, with Apr.
"Privateering and Piracy in the Colonial Period" by Various
Then, here are two cushions for them to kneel on; a Bible, pen, and paper for the legal documents.
"A German Pompadour" by Marie Hay
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In poetry:

My letters to you
Are greater and more important than both of us.
They are the only documents
Where people will discover
Your beauty And my madness.
"Light Is More Important Than The Lantern" by Nizar Qabbani
He gives me such a bold and curious look,
That young American across the way,
As if he'd like to put me in a book
(Fancies himself a poet, so they say.)
Ah well! He'll make no "document" of me.
I lock my door. Ha! ha! Now none shall see. . . .
"Room 4: The Painter Chap" by Robert W Service

In news:

Have a system for keeping track of tax documents that's easy to use and makes sense to you.
Every election and inauguration is an opportunity for retrospection — and that includes the important founding documents of the nation and those of ground-breaking national movements that followed.
Changing citizenship requires form, documents.
Tony McDew not only recognized that he had a gambling problem, but set out to document it with his own video camera, hoping that sharing his experience could help others.
Filmmaker Tim Carr has put together an independent film documenting Ryan Leaf's highs and lows.
Documenting your family's history remains one of our most popular pastimes.
Whether you've caught the genealogy bug or simply want to document the accomplishments and life stories of parents, spouses, children, or friends, there are loads of programs available to assist your efforts.
A pair of videos posted on YouTube purportedly documents a fist fight inside a Provo fast food restaurant involving Brigham Young University football players.
Panel Plans to Document the Breadth of Lost Opportunities.
VATICAN CITY — The pope's once-trusted butler went on trial Saturday for allegedly stealing papal documents and passing them off to a journalist in.
President Obamas fondness for beer has been well documented.
In Fairfax, Virginia all the necessary data, forms and permit requests are online and clearly documented.
This standard was up for 5-yr review so prior to reaffirming the document a few changes were needed to be made.
Several clandestine calls using his cellmate's phone privileges helped an inmate and his wife plot his daring daylight escape from the Glen Helen Rehabilitation Center last month, according to court documents.
RECENTLY DISCOVERED DOCUMENTS UNEARTHED BY TWO TRANSATLANTIC HISTORIANS PAINT A DIFFERENT VIEW.
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In science:

If each cluster contains one document then it is 100% pure with respect to the ground truth. A single document is the majority of the cluster.
Document Clustering Evaluation: Divergence from a Random Baseline
The NCCG measure is ineffective when one cluster contains all the documents except for every other cluster containing one document.
Document Clustering Evaluation: Divergence from a Random Baseline
The NCCG measure orders clusters by the number of relevant documents they contain. A large cluster containing most documents will almost always be ranked first.
Document Clustering Evaluation: Divergence from a Random Baseline
Work is de fined as an increase in quality of a clustering over a simple approach that ignores the documents being clustered. A useful clustering performs work beyond an approach that is purely random and ignores document content.
Document Clustering Evaluation: Divergence from a Random Baseline
Cosine similarity index between the three iMetrics document sets and the non-iMetrics document set (JASISTO) based on the terms used in titles.
Information Metrics (iMetrics): A Research Specialty with a Socio-Cognitive Identity?
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