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Cse Computer Science Engineering

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1. Helps speed he processes of the comp bc it stores frequently used instructions and data (L1 - L2 cache) cache speeds up the processing time bc it stores frequently used instructions and data.

2. Complementary metal oxide semiconductor provides high speeds and consumes little power. Used by RAM - flash memory - and other memory chips. USes battery power

3. Shrinks file sizes - lossy-you will be able to restore the file to its exact original state - lossless - compressed file can be returned to its original state

4. Copyrighted software that is distributed at no cost for a trial period

5. Optical mark recognition reads hand drawn marks such as circles or rectangles.

6. Device that connects to the system unit and is controlled by the processor in the computer. (modem - disk drives - printers)

7. (program) consists of related instructions that tells computer what tasks to perform and how to perform them

8. Unencrypted readable data

9. A web application that combines services from two or more sources creating a new application.

10. A technique intruders use to make their network or Internet transmission appear legitimate to a victim computer or network. email spoofing. IP spoofing

11. CPU. Interprets and carries out basic instructions that operate the computer. (On motherboard)

12. Controls access to the hardware - software and other resources on a network and provides a centralized storage area for data - programs - and info

13. On software is infinitie space and depth for VR

14. Consumer consumer e commerce.

15. A unique number that identifies the location of a byte in memory

16. Technique that some software manufacturers use to ensure the software is not installed on more computers than legally licensed

17. The process of transferring data in a continous and even flow which allows users to access a file while it is transmitting

18. Impact printer that uses tiny wire pins on a print head mechanism to stike an inked ribbon

19. Human speech is bc of its continous signal that vary in strength and quality

20. A stationary pointing devoce with a ball on its top or side with one or two buttons like a mouse.

21. Online service provider- has many members features along with internet access such as IM or Web browsers.

22. World wide web consortium oversees research and sets standards for many areas of the internet

23. Electrical supply drops.can cause data loss but generally not cause equipment damage

24. An electrical disturbance that can degrade communications

25. Accesses a computer or network illegally but has the intent of destroying data - stealing info - or other malicious actions.

26. Virtual reality is the use of computers to simulate a real or imagines environment that appears in a 3d space.

27. Hides within or looks like a legitimate program such as a screen saver

28. Company that provides wireless internet access to computers

29. The smallest unit of disk space that stores data and info

30. Smallest element in an electronic image

31. Amount of time it takes for the processor to read data - instructions - and information from memory. Directly affects processing data time.

32. Program is one that runs the same on multiple operating systems

33. A system that attempts to imitate the behavior of a human brain.

34. Desktop publishing software enables pro designers to create sophisticated docs that contain text graphics nd colors.

35. Many scanners have this optical character recognition software which can read and convert text documents into electronic files. Includes a small optical scanner for reading characters

36. Operating system on mobile devices that generally resides on ROM

37. A device that uses a light source toread characters - marks - codes - and converts them into digital data that a computer can process. Uses optical character recognition and optical mark recognition

38. A device that plugs in a USB port on the system unit and contains multiple USB ports in which you plus cables from USB devices. Self- powered

39. Network attached storage is a server connected to a network with the sole purpose of providing storage. often use RAID configuration

40. Any data or instructions entered into the memory of the computer

41. Facilitates communications - shares hardware - sharing data and info - sharing software - trasnferring funds -

42. Application software that assists oeioke in becoming more effective and efficient while performing their daily business activities.

43. Amercian Standad code for information interchange - is the most widely used coding scheme to represent data

44. Copies itself repeatedly in memory using up system resources and possibly shutting down the system

45. A computer that delivers requested web pages to your computer

46. A communications device that can convert digital signals to analog signals and analog signals to digital signals so data can travel along an analog telephone line. In the form of an adapter card you insert in an expansion slot on motherboard.

47. Users prefer to download or transfer a copy of the images from the digital camera to the computers hard disk

48. Communications device that connects multiple computers or other routers together and transmits data to its correct destination on a network

49. Contains many microscopic pathways capable of carrying an electrical current

50. A network standard that specifies no central computer or device on the network should control when data is being transmitted. Msot popular in LAN