Machine Activity

MeSH ID: T066

Related Concepts:

  • Analog-Digital Conversion [M0001071]
    The process of converting analog data such as continually measured voltage to discrete, digital form.
  • Ancillary Information Systems [M0011319]
  • Answering Services [M0419354]
    Communication services provided by a person or a machine to record and relay the message from the caller.
  • Artificial Intelligence [M0001763]
    The study and implementation of techniques and methods for designing computer systems to perform functions normally associated with human intelligence, such as understanding language, learning, reasoning, problem solving, etc.
  • Automatic Data Processing [M0001991]
    Data processing largely performed by automatic means.
  • Automation [M0001998]
    Controlled operation of an apparatus, process, or system by mechanical or electronic devices that take the place of human organs of observation, effort, and decision. (From Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 1993)
  • CAD-CAM [M0025946]
  • Cardiac Pacing, Artificial [M0003455]
    Regulation of the rate of contraction of the heart muscles by an artificial pacemaker.
  • Cold Chain [M0018708]
  • Computer Graphics [M0004962]
    The process of pictorial communication, between human and computers, in which the computer input and output have the form of charts, drawings, or other appropriate pictorial representation.
  • Computer Simulation [M0004964]
    Computer-based representation of physical systems and phenomena such as chemical processes.
  • Computer-Aided Design [M0025949]
    The use of computers for designing and/or manufacturing of anything, including drugs, surgical procedures, orthotics, and prosthetics.
  • Computer-Aided Manufacturing [M0025947]
  • Computer-Assisted Instruction [M0004951]
    A self-learning technique, usually online, involving interaction of the student with programmed instructional materials.
  • Copying Processes [M0005161]
    Reproduction of data in a new location or other destination, leaving the source data unchanged, although the physical form of the result may differ from that of the source.
  • Data Aggregation [M0005666]
  • Data Compression [M0446804]
    Information application based on a variety of coding methods to minimize the amount of data to be stored, retrieved, or transmitted. Data compression can be applied to various forms of data, such as images and signals. It is used to reduce costs and increase efficiency in the maintenance of large volumes of data.
  • Data Display [M0005679]
    The visual display of data in a man-machine system. An example is a cathode ray tube display in which certain data can be called for from the computer and presented on the screen.
  • Data Linkage [M0005675]
  • Data Retrieval [M0024814]
  • Data Storage [M0024815]
  • Data Storage and Retrieval [M0024816]
  • Data Systems [M0011320]
  • Device Failure [M0007643]
  • Emergency Care Information Systems [M0011321]
  • Equipment Failure [M0007640]
    Failure of equipment to perform up to standards. The failure may be due to defects or improper use.
  • Facsimile Transmission [M0025357]
  • Geographic Information Systems [M0421371]
    Computer systems capable of assembling, storing, manipulating, and displaying geographically referenced information, i.e. data identified according to their locations.
  • Image Analysis, Computer-Assisted [M0011044]
  • Image Compression [M0446805]
    Using coding methods, such as calculating the changes in a signal intensity, to minimize a series of images from DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING.
  • Image Enhancement [M0011042]
    Improvement of the quality of a picture by various techniques, including computer processing, digital filtering, echocardiographic techniques, light and ultrastructural microscopy, fluorescence spectrometry and microscopy, scintigraphy, and in vitro image processing at the molecular level.
  • Image Processing, Computer-Assisted [M0011045]
    A technique of inputting two-dimensional images into a computer and then enhancing or analyzing the imagery into a form that is more useful to the human observer.
  • Image Reconstruction [M0011046]
  • Information Processing [M0001993]
  • Information Processing, Automatic [M0001996]
  • Information Retrieval Systems [M0011322]
  • Information Storage and Retrieval [M0024811]
    A branch of computer or library science relating to the storage, locating, searching, and selecting, upon demand, relevant data on a given subject.
  • Information Systems [M0011323]
    Integrated set of files, procedures, and equipment for the storage, manipulation, and retrieval of information.
  • Knowledge Acquisition (Computer) [M0001765]
  • Knowledge Representation (Computer) [M0001767]
  • Machine Learning [M0001768]
  • Mathematical Computing [M0013122]
    Computer-assisted interpretation and analysis of various mathematical functions related to a particular problem.
  • Medical Decision Making, Computer-Assisted [M0005725]
  • Medical Device Failure [M0007641]
  • Medical Informatics Computing [M0013218]
    Precise procedural mathematical and logical operations utilized in the study of medical information pertaining to health care.
  • Natural Language Processing [M0014526]
    Computer processing of a language with rules that reflect and describe current usage rather than prescribed usage.
  • Neural Networks (Computer) [M0025278]
    A computer architecture, implementable in either hardware or software, modeled after biological neural networks. Like the biological system in which the processing capability is a result of the interconnection strengths between arrays of nonlinear processing nodes, computerized neural networks, often called perceptrons or multilayer connectionist models, consist of neuron-like units. A homogeneous group of units makes up a layer. These networks are good at pattern recognition. They are adaptive, performing tasks by example, and thus are better for decision-making than are linear learning machines or cluster analysis. They do not require explicit programming.
  • Photocopying [M0005162]
  • Programmed Instruction, Computerized [M0004952]
  • Refrigeration [M0018707]
  • Remote Consultation [M0028523]
    Consultation via remote telecommunications, generally for the purpose of diagnosis or treatment of a patient at a site remote from the patient or primary physician.
  • Signal Interpretation, Computer-Assisted [M0019843]
  • Signal Processing, Computer-Assisted [M0019844]
    Computer-assisted processing of electric, ultrasonic, or electronic signals to interpret function and activity.
  • Signal Processing, Digital [M0019842]
  • Space Exploration [M0020190]
  • Space Flight [M0020189]
    Travel beyond the earth's atmosphere.
  • Statistical Computing [M0013123]
  • Tape Recording [M0021040]
    Recording of information on magnetic or punched paper tape.
  • Telecommunications [M0021125]
    Transmission of information over distances via electronic means.
  • Teleconference [M0021126]
  • Teleconsultation [M0028524]
  • Telefacsimile [M0025355]
    A telecommunication system combining the transmission of a document scanned at a transmitter, its reconstruction at a receiving station, and its duplication there by a copier.
  • Telegraphy [M0021128]
  • Telepathology [M0028522]
    Transmission and interpretation of tissue specimens via remote telecommunication, generally for the purpose of diagnosis or consultation but may also be used for continuing education.
  • Teleradiology [M0028521]
    The electronic transmission of radiological images from one location to another for the purposes of interpretation and/or consultation. Users in different locations may simultaneously view images with greater access to secondary consultations and improved continuing education. (From American College of Radiology, ACR Standard for Teleradiology, 1994, p3)
  • Text Telecommunication [M0450342]
  • Transportation [M0021840]
    The means of moving persons, animals, goods, or materials from one place to another.
  • Videoconferencing [M0464017]
    Communications via an interactive conference between two or more participants at different sites, using computer networks (COMPUTER COMMUNICATION NETWORKS) or other telecommunication links to transmit audio, video, and data.
  • Word Processing [M0023800]
    Text editing and storage functions using computer software.