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  • artificial neural network (ANN) - In information technology (IT), a neural network is a system of hardware and/or software patterned after the operation of neurons in the human brain.
  • cryptographic nonce - A nonce is a random or semi-random number that is generated for a specific use, typically related to cryptographic communication or information technology.
  • N s - The newton-second is the standard unit of impulse.
  • N+1 UPS - N+1, also called parallel redundancy, is a safeguard to ensure that an uninterruptible power supply (UPS)system is always available.
  • n-tier - An n-tier application program is one that is distributed among three or more separate computers in a distributed network.
  • n00b - A newbie (pronounced NOO-bee) is a novice or neophyte: anyone who is new to any particular type of endeavor, such as a sport or a technology.
  • N1 - N1 is Sun Microsystems' strategy for making a network environment as easy to manage as a single machine.
  • N_Port ID virtualization (NPIV) - N_Port ID virtualization (NPIV) is a technology that allows a single host bus adaptor (HBA) called an "N_Port" to register multiple World Wide Port Names (WWPNs) and N_Port identification numbers.
  • NAC - Network access control (NAC), also called network admission control, is a method of bolstering the security of a proprietary network by restricting the availability of network resources to endpoint devices that comply with a defined security policy.
  • NACHA - The National Automated Clearing House Association (NACHA) is a not-for-profit trade association that develops operating rules and business practices for the nationwide network of automated clearing houses (ACHs) and for other areas of electronic payments.
  • Nagios - Nagios is an open source monitoring system for computer systems.
  • Nagle's algorithm - Named for its creator, John Nagle, the Nagle algorithm is used to automatically concatenate a number of small buffer messages; this process (called nagling) increases the efficiency of a network application system by decreasing the number of packets that must be sent.
  • nagling - Named for its creator, John Nagle, the Nagle algorithm is used to automatically concatenate a number of small buffer messages; this process (called nagling) increases the efficiency of a network application system by decreasing the number of packets that must be sent.
  • nagware (annoyware) - On the Web, nagware (sometimes called "annoyware") is programming that presents the user with one or more pop-up windows or alerts when an application is launched or closed (sometimes both), reminding the user to register, purchase the application, or take some other action.
  • NAHIT - The National Alliance for Health Information Technology, or NAHIT, was formed in 2002 in an effort to promote the use of health IT.
  • NAK - NAK is an abbreviation for negative acknowledgment or not acknowledged.
  • NAK (negative acknowledgment or not acknowledged) - NAK is an abbreviation for negative acknowledgment or not acknowledged.
  • named account - A named account is a company that is identified as a valuable prospect or customer and assigned to an individual marketing or sales representative for targeted efforts.
  • named entity - A named entity is a term or phrase that identifies an object from a set of other objects with similar attributes.
  • named entity recognition (NER) - Named entity recognition (NER) is a sub-task of information extraction (IE) that seeks out and categorizes specified entities in a body or bodies of texts.
  • named pipe - In computer programming, a named pipe is a method for passing information from one computer process to other processes using a pipe or message holding place that is given a specific name.
  • namespace - In general, a namespace uniquely identifies a set of names so that there is no ambiguity when objects having different origins but the same names are mixed together.
  • NAND - A logic gate is an elementary building block of a digital circuit.
  • NAND flash memory - NAND flash memory is a type of nonvolatile storage technology that does not require power to retain data.
  • NAND flash wear-out - NAND flash wear-out is the breakdown of the oxide layer within the floating-gate transistors of NAND flash memory.
  • NAND mirroring - NAND mirroring has been proposed to break the security in certain portable devices that use NAND flash memory for encryption.
  • NANDroid backup - NANDroid backups are typically created by Android device owners who have gained root access to their phone’s operating system in order to use aftermarket distributions of the Android OS.
  • nanite - A nanomachine, also called a nanite, is a mechanical or electromechanical device whose dimensions are measured in nanometers (millionths of a millimeter, or units of 10 -9 meter).
  • nano - Nano is a prefix meaning "extremely small.
  • nano emissive display - A nano-emissive display (NED) is a high-resolution, full-color, lightweight, physically thin display that uses carbon nanotube technology.
  • nano-emissive display - A nano-emissive display (NED) is a high-resolution, full-color, lightweight, physically thin display that uses carbon nanotube technology.
  • nano-emissive display (NED) - A nano-emissive display (NED) is a high-resolution, full-color, lightweight, physically thin display that uses carbon nanotube technology.
  • nano-storage - Nano-storage is a nanotechnology approach to storage that seeks to radically increase storage capacities through a variety of technologies, and, ultimately, to replace current storage media with extremely high-density media and devices.
  • nanoanalysis - Nanoanalysis refers to techniques for determining the atomic structures of materials, especially crystals.
  • nanobiomechanics - Nanobiomechanics, also called nanoscale biomechanics, is a field of biomedical technology that involves measurement of the mechanical characteristics of individual living cells.
  • nanobiomechanics (nanoscale biomechanics) - Nanobiomechanics, also called nanoscale biomechanics, is a field of biomedical technology that involves measurement of the mechanical characteristics of individual living cells.
  • nanochip - A nanochip is an integrated circuit (IC) that is so small, in physical terms, that individual particles of matter play major roles.
  • nanocomputer - A nanocomputer is a computer whose physical dimensions are microscopic.
  • nanocrystal - A nanocrystal is a crystalline particle with at least one dimension measuring less than 1000 nanometers (nm), where 1 nm is defined as 1 thousand-millionth of a meter (10-9 m).
  • nanofabrication - Nanofabrication is the design and manufacture of devices with dimensions measured in nanometers.
  • nanogenerator - A nanogenerator is a nanoscale (extremely small) device capable of generating electric current, electromagnetic fields or subatomic particle radiation.
  • nanolithography - Nanolithography is the art and science of etching, writing, or printing at the microscopic level, where the dimensions of characters are on the order of nanometers (units of 10 -9 meter, or millionths of a millimeter).
  • nanomachine - A nanomachine, also called a nanite, is a mechanical or electromechanical device whose dimensions are measured in nanometers (millionths of a millimeter, or units of 10 -9 meter).
  • nanomachine (nanite) - A nanomachine, also called a nanite, is a mechanical or electromechanical device whose dimensions are measured in nanometers (millionths of a millimeter, or units of 10 -9 meter).
  • nanoManipulator - The nanoManipulator is a specialized nanorobot and microscopic viewing system for working with objects on an extremely small scale.
  • nanomedicine - Nanomedicine is the application of nanotechnology (the engineering of tiny machines) to the prevention and treatment of disease in the human body.
  • nanometer - A nanometer is a unit of spatial measurement that is 10-9 meter, or one billionth of a meter.
  • nanopaint - Nanopaint is a coating that can modify the properties of a surface or substance according to user-defined parameters.
  • nanopaper - Nanopaper is a 3D rendering of thermally stable nanomaterials made of long nanowires created from titanium oxide using a hydrothermal heating process.
  • nanorobot - A nanorobot is a tiny machine designed to perform a specific task or tasks repeatedly and with precision at nanoscale dimensions, that is, dimensions of a few nanometers (nm) or less, where 1 nm = 10-9 meter.
  • nanosatellite - A miniaturized satellite is an earth-orbiting device having lower mass and smaller physical dimensions than a conventional satellite, such as a geostationary satellite.
  • nanoscale biomechanics - Nanobiomechanics, also called nanoscale biomechanics, is a field of biomedical technology that involves measurement of the mechanical characteristics of individual living cells.
  • nanoscale technology - Nanoscale technology is a branch of nanotechnology in which standard size tools are used to manufacture simple structures and devices with dimensions on the order of a few nanometers or less, where one nanometer (1 nm) is equal to a billionth of a meter (10 -9 m).
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  • nanostorage - Nano-storage is a nanotechnology approach to storage that seeks to radically increase storage capacities through a variety of technologies, and, ultimately, to replace current storage media with extremely high-density media and devices.
  • nanotechnology - Nanotechnology, or, as it is sometimes called, molecular manufacturing, is a branch of engineering that deals with the design and manufacture of extremely small electronic circuits and mechanical devices built at the molecular level of matter.
  • nanotechnology (molecular manufacturing) - Nanotechnology, or, as it is sometimes called, molecular manufacturing, is a branch of engineering that deals with the design and manufacture of extremely small electronic circuits and mechanical devices built at the molecular level of matter.
  • nanotransistor - A nanotransistor is a transistor - the component that acts as an electronic signal switch or amplifier - that is near the scale of a billionth of a meter (or nanometer) in size.
  • nanotube - A carbon nanotube (CNT) is a miniature cylindrical carbon structure that has hexagonal graphite molecules attached at the edges.
  • nanotube (carbon nanotube) - A carbon nanotube (CNT) is a miniature cylindrical carbon structure that has hexagonal graphite molecules attached at the edges.
  • nanotube antenna - A nanotube antenna is a device consisting of a carbon nanotube (a long, cylindrical carbon structure consisting of hexagonal graphite molecules attached at the edges) configured to transmit or receive electromagnetic fields (EM field s) at extremely short wavelength s.
  • nanowire - A nanowire is an extremely thin wire with a diameter on the order of a few nanometers (nm) or less, where 1 nm = 10 -9 meters.
  • NAO Project - Project Nao, also called the Nao Project, is an ongoing venture dedicated to the development and mass production of an intelligent humanoid robot for the consumer market.
  • NAP - Network access protection (NAP), introduced with Windows Server 2008, is Microsoft’s approach to controlling access to a network based on a determination of each device’s health.
  • NAP - In the United States, a network access point (NAP) is one of several major Internet interconnection points that serve to tie all the Internet access providers together so that, for example, an AT&T user in Portland, Oregon can reach the Web site of a Bell South customer in Miami, Florida.
  • Napster - Napster is a controversial application that allows people to share music over the Internet without having to purchase their own copy on CD.
  • narrow AI (weak AI) - Narrow AI is an application of artificial intelligence technologies to enable a high-functioning system that replicates – and perhaps surpasses -- human intelligence for a dedicated purpose.
  • narrowband - Generally, narrowband describes telecommunication that carries voice information in a narrow band of frequencies.
  • narrowcasting - Slivercasing, or narrowcasting, is the transmission of video programming to a niche audience, often through relatively inexpensive means like streaming video over high-speed connections.
  • NAS - A network access server (NAS) is a computer server that enables an independent service provider (ISP) to provide connected customers with Internet access.
  • NAS - Network-attached storage (NAS) is dedicated file storage that enables multiple users and heterogeneous client devices to retrieve data from centralized disk capacity.
  • NAS accelerator - A NAS accelerator (network-attached storage accelerator) is a printed circuit card that offloads TCP/IP processing from a microprocessor.
  • NAS accelerators - A NAS accelerator (network-attached storage accelerator) is a printed circuit card that offloads TCP/IP processing from a microprocessor.
  • NAS Appliance - NAS appliances are commodity hardware that includes their own dedicated storage disks and RAID that can easily scale as more capacity is needed.
  • NAS enclosure (network-attached storage enclosure) - NAS enclosures provide shared storage to all users connected to a network, and vary in models appropriate for home offices to enterprises.
  • NAS filer (network-attached storage filer) - NAS filers add scalable, expandable storage for file-serving purposes in data sharing, cloud applications, Internet and enterprise networks, in both Fibre Channel SANs and Ethernet LANs.
  • NAS gateway - A NAS gateway is a NAS (network-attached storage) system in which the storage media are externally attached, typically over a Fibre Channel interface.
  • NASA Solutions for Enterprise Wide Procurement IV - NASA Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement (SEWP) IV is a contract issued by NASA's SEWP BOWL (Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement Business Operations and Workstation Laboratory) to a commercial technology vendor.
  • NASA Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement (SEWP) IV - NASA Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement (SEWP) IV is a contract issued by NASA's SEWP BOWL (Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement Business Operations and Workstation Laboratory) to a commercial technology vendor.
  • NASA Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement IV - NASA Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement (SEWP) IV is a contract issued by NASA's SEWP BOWL (Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement Business Operations and Workstation Laboratory) to a commercial technology vendor.
  • NASCAR slide - A NASCAR slide is marketing lingo for a PowerPoint slide filled with logos.
  • NASDAQ - The NASDAQ is the largest electronic securities exchange in the United States.
  • NASDAQ (National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations) - The NASDAQ is the largest electronic securities exchange in the United States.
  • NASDAQ Information Exchange protocol - QIX (NASDAQ Information Exchange protocol) is a proprietary specification intended to streamline automated trading in the financial industry.
  • NASSCOM - The National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) is a not-for-profit Indian consortium created to promote the development of the country's IT (information technology) and business process outsourcing (BPO) industries.
  • NASSCOM (National Association of Software and Services Companies) - The National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) is a not-for-profit Indian consortium created to promote the development of the country's IT (information technology) and business process outsourcing (BPO) industries.
  • NAT64 - NAT64 is a proposed mechanism for translating IPv6 packets to IPv4 packets and vice-versa.
  • National Alliance for Health Information Technology - The National Alliance for Health Information Technology, or NAHIT, was formed in 2002 in an effort to promote the use of health IT.
  • National Alliance for Health Information Technology (NAHIT) - The National Alliance for Health Information Technology, or NAHIT, was formed in 2002 in an effort to promote the use of health IT.
  • National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations - The NASDAQ is the largest electronic securities exchange in the United States.
  • National Association of Software and Services Companies - The National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) is a not-for-profit Indian consortium created to promote the development of the country's IT (information technology) and business process outsourcing (BPO) industries.
  • National Automated Clearing House Association - The National Automated Clearing House Association (NACHA) is a not-for-profit trade association that develops operating rules and business practices for the nationwide network of automated clearing houses (ACHs) and for other areas of electronic payments.
  • National Automated Clearing House Association (NACHA) - The National Automated Clearing House Association (NACHA) is a not-for-profit trade association that develops operating rules and business practices for the nationwide network of automated clearing houses (ACHs) and for other areas of electronic payments.
  • National Call Fee Access - In the U.K.
  • National Call Fee Access (NCFA) - In the U.K.
  • National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics - The National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS) is an advisory body to the U.
  • National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS) - The National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS) is an advisory body to the U.
  • National Computer Security Center - The National Computer Security Center (NCSC) is a U.
  • National Computer Security Center (NCSC) - The National Computer Security Center (NCSC) is a U.

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