- Acronym for “Application Programming Interface”, this is the set of functions used by an external program to invoke the functionality of a library or application. For IDAES, it usually refers to Python functions and classes/methods in a Python module. By analogy, the APIs are to the IDAES library what a steering wheel, gearshift and pedals are to a car.
- Cooperative Research and Development Agreement. A legal agreement between two or more parties that involves a statement of work and terms for sharing non-public data.
- Non-Disclosure Agreement. A legal agreement between two or more parties that involves terms for sharing non-public data.