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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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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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  • Faraday constant - Faraday's constant, symbolized by the italic uppercase letter F, is the physical constant represe...
  • farad (F) - The farad is the standard international unit of capacitance. Both the farad and Faraday's constan...
  • ARM processor - An ARM processor is any of several 32-bit RISC (reduced instruction set computer) microprocessors...
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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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  • Intel Curie - Intel’s Curie module is a tiny system-on a-chip (SoC) based on the Intel Quark SE. The SoC is th...
  • ARM processor - An ARM processor is any of several 32-bit RISC (reduced instruction set computer) microprocessors...
  • cache memory - Cache memory, also called CPU memory, is random access memory (RAM) that a computer microprocesso...
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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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  • cloud robotics - Cloud robotics is the use of remote computing resources to enable greater memory, computational p...
  • digital assistant - A digital assistant is an application program that can understand natural human language and comp...
  • moonshot - A moonshot, in a metaphorical sense, is an ambitious, exploratory and ground-breaking project und...
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