- calibratable object
Component that provides the “true” values associated with a calibration sample
- variable codec
One-to-one mapping between event codes and their associated variables
- component codec
One-to-one mapping between numeric component identifiers and component names
Trio consisting of an event code, time, and value. Primarily used to announce changes to variable values in the event stream.
- event code
Integer code associated with an event. Typically identifies the variable whose value has changed, although some system event codes have no associated variable.
- event file
On-disk copy of the event stream. Contains a record of everything that happened in an experiment, as indicated by changes to variable values.
- event stream
Stream of events generated by a running experiment. Provides continuous updates on the state of the experiment to MWClient and other online observers. Stored in the event file for offline analysis.
- selectable object