systems program


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n systems program a program (as an operating system or compiler or utility program) that controls some aspect of the operation of a computer
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In literature:

Southern states, recognizing the trend of events, began crash programs to build and upgrade their Negro school systems.
"The Black Experience in America" by Norman Coombs
By the end of 1989, eighty of AT&T's switching systems nationwide had been programmed with the new software.
"Hacker Crackdown" by Bruce Sterling
The infantry and tanks then swept on in accordance with the program and captured the German second system of defense, more than a mile beyond.
"America's War for Humanity" by Thomas Herbert Russell
You can do system programming?
"The Colors of Space" by Marion Zimmer Bradley
Barrent could understand the necessity of operating a starship largely on an automatic programming system.
"The Status Civilization" by Robert Sheckley
If no Sequence Break System is connected, the completion of the in-out channel transfer sets a program flag.
"Preliminary Specifications: Programmed Data Processor Model Three (PDP-3)" by Digital Equipment Corporation
Paramilitary programs of Party-sponsored youth organizations are similar in many ways to those in the school system.
"Area Handbook for Albania" by Eugene K. Keefe
By 1971 the agricultural school system had not adapted its training programs to the actual needs of the emerging agroindustrial complexes.
"Area Handbook for Bulgaria" by Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
The television network operates the Central European System of 625-line definition and broadcasts over two systems, Program I and Program II.
"Area Handbook for Romania" by Eugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
The Country Girl and her mother make some attempt to organize their work and to introduce some little system into the program of the day.
"The American Country Girl" by Martha Foote Crow

In news:

Unlike with most other third-party encryption programs, you don't have to type in an encryption password when booting up your system, aside from entering the usual Windows password to log on to your user account.
Unfortunately, a program that uses it won't work on systems whose Comctl32.dll has not been updated by Internet Explorer.
As part of Joe's life extension program, he monitors every morsel of food that passes through his system.
A catcher in the Baltimore Orioles' system has been suspended for 50 games for a second violation of baseball's minor league drug program.
Carlson Marketing Group operates contact centers for more than a dozen major loyalty programs, including the widely used airline frequent-flyer systems.
In Irvine, gave a total of $50 million to the California university system for engineering programs at UCLA and UCI.
A successful program at the University of Texas at Austin that helps college students deal with addiction and abuse is being expanded to every school in the UT system.
NBC News will use Sony's new XDCAM professional disc system in a pilot test program this spring prior to the system's use for the network's coverage of the Summer Games in Athens.
A March 2012 Congressional report on defense business operations highlighted the program as one of its success stories as DOD endeavors to overhaul its business management systems and increase efficiencies.
Some cardiac departments do their own programming to improve interoperability of devices, PACS and information systems.
ITT Exelis has passed a major milestone for the US Air Force's Global Positioning System III (GPS III) program.
Plant, control system modernization program.
AMX's InConcert Partner Program allows the integration of leading manufacturers' equipment with AMX control systems.
The city is keeping many more juvenile offenders out of the court system and sending them to community based programs instead.
Cuomo Announces NY Works Program Funds New Wastewater System in Delhi , Enabling Local Businesses to Create More Than 80 New Jobs.

In science:

Histogram of mean systemic velocities of our program stars as measured by Gauss fits to the Heii λ4686 emission line.
A Spectroscopic Survey of WNL Stars in the LMC: General Properties and Binary Status
We also acknowledge the support of the Erwin Schr¨odinger Institute where this work was completed (during the program Hyperbolic Dynamical Systems).
Non-perturbative approach to random walk in markovian environment
After I let the system evolve for a time not larger than a polynomial in the length of the program, I measure one or two qudits in the computational basis to read out the output of the computation with high probability.
Local Hamiltonians in Quantum Computation
Moreover, let me consider a further mapping of the system restricted to the program register to a line of qubits with length L = (f + 2)M as follows.
Local Hamiltonians in Quantum Computation
Therefore, we have programmed a Java-applet which calculates for several thresholds tuples the Banzhaf Index values of each Member State, the corresponding error rates, the maximal deviations between demanded and obtained voting power and the effectiveness of the voting systems.
Invariably Suboptimal - An attempt to improve the voting rules of Treaties of Nice and Lisbon