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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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  • photonics - Photonics is an area of study that involves the use of radiant energy (such as light), whose fund...
  • laser - A laser is a coherent and focused beam of photons; coherent, in this context, means that it is al...
  • cyberextortion - Cyberextortion is a crime involving an attack or threat of attack against an enterprise, coupled ...
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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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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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Terms related to mathematics, including definitions about logic, algorithms and computations and mathematical terms used in computer science and business.

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

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

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

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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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  • servo (servomechanism) - A servo or servomechanism is an electromagnetic device that converts electricity into precise con...
  • robotics - Robotics is a branch of engineering that involves the conception, design, manufacture, and operat...
  • Turing test - In artificial intelligence (AI), the Turing Test is a method for determining whether or not a com...
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