Tracking can refer to:

  • Tracking (education), separating children into different classes according to their academic ability
  • Tracking, in computer graphics, a vital part of match moving
  • Tracking, in portfolio management, matching or comparing with a stock market index
  • Tracking, in automotive engineering, a synonym for Toe (automotive)
  • Tracking, a subject of dead reckoning, concerning setting up a track on other objects momentarily viewed from the observer's own location
  • Tracking (typography), the process of uniformly increasing or decreasing the space between all letters in a block of text
  • The purpose of a satellite tracker (disambiguation)
  • Tracking (commercial airline flight), the means of tracking civil airline flights in realtime.
  • Tracking (hunting), the science and art of learning about a place via animal trails and other environmental evidence
  • Tracking (Scouting), a Scouting activity
  • Tracking, an electrical pre-breakdown phenomenon, see Electrical treeing
  • Tracking shot, a filming technique also known as a dolly shot
  • The association of individual detections from a radar system, performed by a radar tracker
  • Target tracking, one of the elements of Go-Onto-Target systems of missile guidance

In logistics

  • Track & Trace concerns a process starting with determining the current and past locations and other status of property in transit. Tracking and tracing is the completion of this process with uniformly building a track of such property that are forwarded to, processed for, applied in or disposed of usage.
  • Asset tracking provides regular information about objects of an inventory or any stock of mobile entities

In sports:

In technology:

  • Optical motion tracking
  • Video tracking, finding the location of an object of the scene on each frame of the sequence, when processing a video sequence
  • Tracking, alignment of the magnetic tape of a Video cassette recorder with respect to the reading head
  • Tracking, composing music with tracker (music software)
  • Web visitor tracking, the analysis of visitor behavior on a website

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  • Tracking — Le tracking est un système logiciel qui permet suivre un déplacement. Le tracking le plus connu est le tracking vidéo utilisé dans les films ou les jeux vidéo. Le terme tracking est également utilisé dans le monde de l internet : il s agit… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • tracking — tracking, streaming A widespread practice in American elementary and secondary school systems, tracking attempts to homogenize classrooms by placing students according to a range of criteria which may include pupils performances on standardized… …   Dictionary of sociology

  • tracking — ● tracking nom masculin (anglais to track, suivre la trace de) Réglage, sur un magnétoscope, du mouvement de la bande magnétique, de telle sorte que la tête de lecture suive bien les pistes …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • tracking — /ˈtrɛkkin(g), ingl. ˈtrækɪŋ/ [vc. ingl., propr. part. pres. di to track «puntare, inseguire»] s. m. inv. 1. (aer., di bersaglio) localizzazione, puntamento 2. (tecnol.) inseguimento 3. (cine.) carrellata …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • tracking — ► NOUN 1) Electronics the maintenance of a constant difference in frequency between connected circuits or components. 2) the formation of an electrically conducting path over the surface of an insulator …   English terms dictionary

  • Tracking — Der Begriff Tracking (dt. für den statischen (retrospektiven) Anwendungsfall gleichbedeutend mit Spurbildung, für den dynamischen Anwendungsfall (mitlaufend, online) gleichbedeutend mit Nachführung) umfasst alle Bearbeitungsschritte, die der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • tracking — [1] The alignment of the vehicle with respect to axle centers of a vehicle being in the same plane, rear tires following front tires and trailer following the tractor, in the attitude designed. Correct tracking is when the rear wheels of a… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • tracking — Synonyms and related words: automatic tracking, chase, data transmission, dogging, flector tuning, follow, follow up, following, hue and cry, hunting, locking on, locking signals, mapping, phase adjustment, pinpointing, precision focusing,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • tracking — sekimas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Turto buvimo vietos paramos grandinėje nustatymas. atitikmenys: angl. tracking pranc. tracking šaltinis NATO turto sekimo terminų žodynas AAP 35, 2000 …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • tracking — Track Track, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {tracked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {tracking}.] To follow the tracks or traces of; to pursue by following the marks of the feet; to trace; to trail; as, to track a deer in the snow. [1913 Webster] It was often found… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English