Appendix B: Key Terms

The following table provides definitions and explanations for terms and acronyms relevant to the content presented within this document.

Term Definition
ACL Access Control List
API Application Programming Interface
BAM Bidirectional Associative Memory
BCR Biospecimen Core Resource
CSV Comma Seperated Values
DCC Data Coordinating Center
eRA Electronic Research Administration
GDC Genomic Data Commons
HTTP Hypertext Transfer Protocol
IDE Integrated Development Environment
JSON JavaScript Object Notation
MAGE-TAB Microarray Gene Expression - Tabular format
NCI National Cancer Institute
NIH National Institutes of Health
Op Operations
REST Representational State Transfer
TARGET Therapeutically Applicable Research to Generate Effective Treatments
TCGA The Cancer Genome Atlas
TSV Tab Seperated Values
UUID Universally Unique Identifier
URL Universal Resource Locator
XML Extensible Markup Language