What is descriptor?

  • (noun): The phonological or orthographic sound or appearance of a word that can be used to describe or identify something.
    Synonyms: form, word form, signifier
    See also — Additional definitions below


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Call Gate - Overview
... a special selector value to reference a descriptor accessed via the Global Descriptor Table or the Local Descriptor Table, which contains the information needed for the call across privilege boundaries ...
... Descriptor may refer to file descriptor, an abstract key for accessing a file index term, also known as a "descriptor" in information retrieval molecular descriptor, which helps characterize a chemical compound ...
Burroughs Large Systems Instruction Sets - Descriptor Operators
... INDX — Index create a pointer (copy descriptor) from a base (MOM) descriptor NXLN — Index and load name (resulting in an indexed descriptor) NXLV — Index and load ...
... GLOH (Gradient Location and Orientation Histogram) is a robust image descriptor that can be used in computer vision tasks ... It is a SIFT-like descriptor that considers more spatial regions for the histograms ... The higher dimensionality of the descriptor is reduced to 64 through principal components analysis (PCA) ...
Histogram Of Oriented Gradients - Theory
... The essential thought behind the Histogram of Oriented Gradient descriptors is that local object appearance and shape within an image can be described by the distribution of intensity gradients or edge ... The implementation of these descriptors can be achieved by dividing the image into small connected regions, called cells, and for each cell compiling a histogram of gradient directions or edge orientations ... The combination of these histograms then represents the descriptor ...

More definitions of "descriptor":

  • (noun): A piece of stored information that is used to identify an item in an information storage and retrieval system.