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Area: 171: Digital technology – Fundamental concepts           Index language:

Hide details for [<u>Section 171-01: General</u>]Section 171-01: General
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information
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data
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signal
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analogue, adj
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discrete, adj
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discrete value
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digital, adj
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hybrid, <for representation of information> adj
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continuous-value signal
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continuous-time signal
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discrete-value signal
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discretely timed signal
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digital signal
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analogue signal
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code
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digital technology
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data processing
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automatic data processing
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information processing
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hardware, <in information processing>
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software
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functional unit, <in information processing>
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resource, <in computer technology>
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interface
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computer
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data processing system
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computer science
Hide details for [<u>Section 171-02: Organization and representation of data</u>]Section 171-02: Organization and representation of data
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data element
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n-ary, adj
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binary, adj
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ternary, adj
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octal, adj
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decimal, adj
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duodecimal, adj
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hexadecimal, adj
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amount of data
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binary digit
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bit, <unit>
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byte, <data element>
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byte, <unit>
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kibi
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mebi
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gibi
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tebi
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pebi
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exbi
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zebi
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yobi
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n-bit byte
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n-bit byte, <exactly n>
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character set
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alphabet
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string
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word
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record, <in data processing>
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field, <in software>
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file
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table
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list
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queue
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mean queue length
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identifier
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key, <in organization of data>
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label, <in organization of data>
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pointer
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delimiter
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convert, <in data processing> verb
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read, verb
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write, verb
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delete, verb
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order
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sequence, <in organization of data>
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syntax
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bar code
Hide details for [<u>Section 171-03: Logic operations</u>]Section 171-03: Logic operations
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logic, adj
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logic operation
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operator
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operand
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Boolean operation
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Boolean operator
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n-adic Boolean operation
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dyadic Boolean operation
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monadic Boolean operation
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negation
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complementary operation
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dual operation
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identity operation
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non-identity operation
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equivalence operation
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exclusive-or operation
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conjunction
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non-conjunction
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disjunction
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non-disjunction
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exclusion
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implication
Hide details for [<u>Section 171-04: Hardware</u>]Section 171-04: Hardware
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processor
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instruction control unit
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arithmetic and logic unit
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processing unit
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central processing unit
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microprocessor
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peripheral equipment
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supercomputer
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personal computer
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portable computer
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tablet computer
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calculator
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array processor
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storage device
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memory
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storage capacity
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equivalent binary storage capacity
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internal storage
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register
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buffer storage
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main storage
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input-output channel
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external storage
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direct access
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direct access storage
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read-only memory
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RAM
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permanent storage
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erasable storage
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electrically alterable storage
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volatile storage
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non-volatile storage
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direct memory access
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sequential access
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cache memory
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input device, <in data processing>
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output device, <in data processing>
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keyboard
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computer screen
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pointing device
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mouse
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touchpad
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joystick
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thumbwheel
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trackball
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printer
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scanner
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universal serial bus
Hide details for [<u>Section 171-05: Software</u>]Section 171-05: Software
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operating system
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kernel, <of an operating system>
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firmware
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application software
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computer program
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application program
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algorithm
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instruction, <in computer programs>
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machine instruction
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programming language
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high-level language
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machine-oriented language
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machine language
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command language
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assembly language
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assemble, verb
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assembler
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source language
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source program
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object language
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object program
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man-machine language
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programming system
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translate, verb
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translator
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compile, verb
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compiler
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interpret, verb
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map over, verb
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interrupt
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debug, verb
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dump, verb
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microprogram
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microinstruction
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address, <in software>
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absolute address
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direct address
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indirect address
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base address
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relocatable address
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parameter
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routine
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subprogram
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function, <in computer programming>
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procedure, <in computer programming>
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call, <in software>
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link, <in programming> noun
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link, <in programming> verb
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macroinstruction
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conversational mode
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time-sharing
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time-slicing
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real-time, adj
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pack, verb
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relocate, verb
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search, noun
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chaining search
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dichotomizing search
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patch, verb
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reusable, adj
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reentrant, adj
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load, <in computer technology> verb
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sequential, adj
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concurrent, adj
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consecutive, adj
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default, adj
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markup language
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task, <in programming>
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multitasking
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exception
Hide details for [<u>Section 171-06: Data transfer</u>]Section 171-06: Data transfer
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transfer, verb
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transmit, verb
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transfer rate
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data signalling rate
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period of data elements
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period of binary digits
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signal energy per binary digit
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error probability
Hide details for [<u>Section 171-07: Information theory</u>]Section 171-07: Information theory
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information theory
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communication theory
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information, <in information theory>
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message, <in information theory and communication theory>
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message source
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message sink
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channel, <in communication theory>
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symmetric binary channel
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stationary message source
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decision content
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shannon
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hartley
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natural unit, <in information theory>
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information content
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entropy, <in information theory>
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maximum entropy
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relative entropy
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redundancy, <in information theory>
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relative redundancy
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joint information content
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conditional information content
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joint entropy
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conditional entropy
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equivocation
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irrelevance
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transinformation content
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mean transinformation content
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character mean entropy
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average information rate
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character mean transinformation content
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average transinformation rate
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channel capacity per character
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channel time capacity
Hide details for [<u>Section 171-08: Security</u>]Section 171-08: Security
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computer security
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computer safety
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cyberspace
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cyberspace security
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integrity, <of data>
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confidentiality
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authenticity
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cryptography
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encryption
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decryption
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digital signature
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attack
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threat
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malware
Hide details for [<u>Section 171-09: Applications</u>]Section 171-09: Applications
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office automation
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text processing
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electronic publishing
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spreadsheet program
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multimedia, adj
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hyperlink
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hypertext
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hypermedia, adj
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computer graphics
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embedded system
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social network
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cloud computing
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virtual reality
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digital cinema
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e-learning
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artificial intelligence, <discipline>
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artificial intelligence, <capability>
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expert system
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optical character recognition
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pattern recognition
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database
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database management system
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distributed data processing
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computer-aided, adj
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robot
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robotics


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