Normalize is a hypernym of canonicalize.
As verbs the difference between normalize and canonicalize
is that normalize
is to make normal, to make standard while canonicalize
is (computing) to convert (data) into canonical form.
* normalise (UK)
To make normal, to make standard.
To format in a standardized manner, to make consistent.
- There is little hope that the two countries will normalize relations; their governments seem to hate each other and would just as soon stay on bad terms.
(statistics) To reduce to variations by excluding irrelevant aspects.
- We'll need to normalize these statements before we can compare them.
(rail transport) To return a set of points (switches) to the normal position.
(rail transport, intransitive, of points) To return to the normal position from the reverse position.
(transitive, computing, database) To subject to normalization; to eliminate redundancy in (a model for storing data).
(mathematics) To divide a vector by its magnitude to produce a unit vector.
- After we properly normalize the measurements with respect to age, gender, geography and economic considerations, there remains little evidence of a difference between the two groups.
* (rail transport) reverse (transitive and intransitive)
* canonicalise (British)
(computing) To convert (data) into canonical form.
*Not to be confused with canonize, to add (e.g.) a person or rule to the canon.