A particular problem is the occurrence of multiple descriptions and names for the same species -- so called "synonyms," Costello says.
What does MD stand for?
MD stands for Multiple Description
This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Science, medicine, engineering, etc.
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We have 294 other meanings of MD in our Acronym Attic
- Mountain Dew
- Mountain Division
- Mouth Dissoving (medical tablet)
- Movement Directive
- Mucosal Disease (bovine viral disease)
- Mudug (postal region, Somalia)
- Multi-Center Double-Blind (clinical study)
- Multi-Destination (Sprint)
- Multiple Data
Samples in periodicals archive:
Other subject are wireless video transmission, a reliable chunkless peer-to-peer architecture for multimedia streaming, distributed multistage coding of correlated sources, and noise-shaped predictive coding for multiple descriptions of a colored Gaussian source.
To make matters worse, multiple descriptions for the same item drove up procurement and transactions costs.
5 [Sound and Music Computing]; Signal analysis, syntheis and processing General Terms Audio stream coding, Signal processing Keywords: Multiple description coding, Optimum recovery transform, Audio signal, Audio coding 1.
Topics addressed in the technical sessions include lossless compression algorithms, source and multiple description coding, quantization theory, vector quantization, encoding with wavelets, bi-level image compression, and video and audio compression.