consists of a series of related instuctions, organized for a common purpose, that tells the computer what tasks to perform and how to perform them.
a small digital computer based on a microprocessor and designed to be used by one person at a time
a sequence of 8 bits (enough to represent one character of alphanumeric data) processed as a single unit of information
Random Access Memory
the most common computer memory which can be used by programs to perform necessary tasks while the computer is on
a type of memory that is used to store premanent data an instructions because it is nonvolatile
(computer science) the mechanical, magnetic, electronic, and electrical components making up a computer system
(computer science) written programs or procedures or rules and associated documentation pertaining to the operation of a computer system and that are stored in read/write memory
a radio receiver that that moves automatically across some selected range of frequencies looking for for some signal or condition
Video Input Camcorder
digital video camera that can record live audio and video, which can then be dowloaded into a computer for multi-media applications
Output device that produces text and graphics on a phsyical medium such as paper or transparency (laser, inkjet, thermal)
any of various large tropical carnivorous lizards of Africa and Asia and Australia, output device that displays data and pictures to the user of the computer
Video Display Terminal
I/O device comprising a keyboard, video display surface, and one or more communication ports
An output device that allows you to hear voice, music, and other sounds from your computer.
computer hardware that holds and spins a magnetic or optical disk and reads and writes information on it
a reuseable magnitic storage medium that uses a thin mylar cicular disk as the storage surface
Digital Audio Tape
Method of storing large amounts of data on tape using helical scan technology to write data at high densities across the tape at an angle.
languages used to create applications and, in multimedia, to produce sophisticated features such as creating animations and searching databases
Software that performs some useful task such as word processing or playing a game for a user.
rapid and efficient processing (storage and printing) of linguistic data for composition and editing
a screen-oriented interactive program enabling a user to lay out financial data on the screen
(computer science) software that controls the execution of computer programs and may provide various services
Complete documentation for a reference, formatted with superscripted numbers, which is placed at the bottom of the same page and preceded by a divider line. Giving credit.
Works Cited Page
a list of all the sources cited in a research paper (sources you acknowledge by including parenthetical citations/internal citation) MLA style.
Entries that contain text and numerical information not used in calculations such as "2009 sales" or "travel expenses"
beliefs of a person or social group in which they have an emotional investment (either for or against something), Numbers that represent a quantity
a device that delivers an electric current as the result of a chemical reaction, the space formed by the intersection of a row and a column; the basic unit of a worksheet