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Computer Science

Definitions about computer science including computing fundamentals vocabulary, protocol and standards terminology, words about microprocessors and electronics definitions.

Computing fundamentals

Terms related to computer fundamentals, including computer hardware definitions and words and phrases about software, operating systems, peripherals and troubleshooting.

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  • Cray Inc. - Cray Inc. is a pioneering computer company that was founded as Cray Research in 1972 by Seymour C...
  • DOS - DOS (Disk Operating System) can refer to a computer operating system that is loaded from a disk d...
  • supercomputer - The first commercially successful supercomputer, the CDC (Control Data Corporation) 6600 was desi...
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Electronics

Terms related to electronics, including definitions about electrical components and words and phrases about computers, laptops parts, digital cameras, televisions and home appliances.

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  • robot - A robot is a machine designed to execute one or more tasks automatically with speed and precision...
  • matter - Matter is a substance that has inertia and occupies physical space.
  • telechir - A telechir is a complex robot that is remotely controlled by a human operator in a telepresence s...
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IT standards and organizations

Terms related to information technology (IT) standards, including definitions about IT organizations and words and phrases about policies and compliance.

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Mathematics

Terms related to mathematics, including definitions about logic, algorithms and computations and mathematical terms used in computer science and business.

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Microprocessors

Terms related to microprocessors, including definitions about silicon chips and words and phrases about computer processors.

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Nanotechnology

Terms related to nanotechnology, including manufacturing definitions and words and phrases about building machines at a molecular level.

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Protocols

Terms related to communication protocols, including definitions about TCP, IP, UDP, POP, SMTP, HTTP, XML, W-CDMA and FTP.

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Robotics

Terms related to robotics, including definitions about consumer or manufacturing robots and words and phrases about stepper motor systems, XY positioning tables, automation and artificial intelligence.

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