What is processing?

  • (noun): Preparing or putting through a prescribed procedure.
    Example: "The processing of newly arrived immigrants"; "the processing of ore to obtain minerals"

Some articles on processing:

OPEX (corporation)
... Their products are used by the largest remittance processing operations like credit card companies, public utilities, and phone companies to speed up the processing of mail and checks ... Long known for its incoming mail processing products, in recent years OPEX has expanded in the areas of document imaging ...
Raw Image Format - Processing
... This processing, whether done in-camera or later in a raw-file converter, involves a number of operations, typically including decoding – image data of raw files are ... Cameras and image processing software may also perform additional processing to improve image quality, for example removal of systematic noise ... Some camera manufacturers do additional processing before saving raw files for example, Nikon has been criticized by astrophotographers for applying noise ...
Image J
... ImageJ is a public domain, Java-based image processing program developed at the National Institutes of Health ... Custom acquisition, analysis and processing plugins can be developed using ImageJ's built-in editor and a Java compiler ... User-written plugins make it possible to solve many image processing and analysis problems, from three-dimensional live-cell imaging, to radiological image processing ...
Generic Mapping Tools
... Generic Mapping Tools (GMT) are an open-source collection of computer software tools for processing and displaying xy and xyz datasets, including rasterisation, filtering and other image ... visualisation of geographic data sets, the software includes tools for processing and manipulating multi-dimensional datasets ...
Perfluorooctanoic Acid - Applications
... subsidiary Dyneon has a replacement emulsifer despite DuPont stating PFOA is an "essential processing aid" ... In PTFE processing, PFOA is in aqueous solution and forms micelles that contain tetrafluoroethylene and the growing polymer ... be used to stabilize fluoropolymer and fluoroelastomer suspensions prior to further industrial processing and in ion-pair reversed-phase liquid chromatography it can act as an extraction agent ...