ATIS Telecom Glossary
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Using the ATIS Telecom Glossary
Annex A: Informative References
The substitution of the characters of one alphabet for the corresponding characters of a different alphabet, usually accomplished on a character-by-character basis.
An example of alphabet transliteration is the substitution of the Roman letters a, b, and p for the Greek letters
Alphabet transliteration is reversible.
Alphabet transliteration often becomes necessary in telecommunications systems because of the different alphabets and codes used worldwide.
In alphabet transliteration, no consideration is given to the meaning of the characters or their combinations.
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