What Does To Be Supervised Mean?

Supervise means to oversee, watch over, and provide direction for someone or something. You can supervise a project or process as it's happening, but most of the time the word refers to supervising people, especially parents supervising their children or a manager or supervisor supervising their employees.


In English, many past and present participles of verbs can be used as adjectives. Some of these examples may show the adjective use.

The narrative interviews, typically taking 3 -5 hr to complete by telephone, were carried out by intensively trained and supervised interviewers.
The supervised learning approach in text domains is usually referred to as text learning, text classification or text categorization.
Currently, the system has only a supervised algorithm for detecting off-topic essays input by student writers.
The rest (17.9 per cent) are supervised by non-civil affairs agencies, mainly enterprises, public service units and social organisations.
This was followed by at least ten practice interviews that were closely monitored and supervised by the staff of the study.
Food handlers should be supervised to ensure that they comply with strict rules of hygiene and in particular that their hands are clean.
This notion includes many regressions, polynomial fitting and supervised learning problems.
Perhaps visits should be supervised, though how and by whom is a difficult question.
The clinics were staffed by nurses and voluntary workers, and supervised by a public health nurse.
Ensure that all personnel, including nonphysician providers and technicians, are adequately supervised and have the competence and qualifications to work in a telemedicine system.
Thus, perceptual information must also flow to high level modules where plans are made and supervised.
In addition, the full spectrum of research methods, qualitative and quantitative, should be taught, with ample opportunity for first-hand, supervised application.
Senselearner: minimally supervised word sense disambiguation for all words in open text.
They characterize knowledge acquisition techniques on a scale ranging from fully supervised to fully unsupervised.
In the case of supervised training (either purely causal, stochastic or combined) simple rules can be applied for realizing this learning.

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