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Definition: AIS


(1) (Accounting Information System) The human and machine resources within an organization that are responsible for collecting and processing the daily transactions and preparing financial reports.

(2) (Adobe IntelliSelect) Software from Adobe that enables a printer to automatically detect the printer language being used (PostScript, PCL, HPGL) and to switch to that mode of operation.

(3) (Artificial Immune System) An AI application that is modeled after the human immune system. For example, one AIS project predicts the functions of proteins that are targeted by half of all licensed drugs. For more information, visit www.artificial-immune-systems.org.