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21 terms

Computer Final

Boolean Logic
this allows you to combine words and phrases into search statements to retrieve documents from searchable databases
Artificial Intelligence
a branch of computer science concerned with making computers behave like humans
Artificial Intelligence includes
games playing, expert systems, natural language, neural networks, robotics
Computer Ethics
ethics is a a set of moral principles that govern the behavior of a group or individual; regulates the use of computers
Common issues of computer ethics
intellectual property rights (such as copyrighted electronic content), privacy concerns, and how computers affect society
Most influenced by computer ethics
artificial intelligence and human communication
Ethical Principles various codes address
honesty, objectivity, integrity, carefulness, respect for intellectual property, confidentiality, responsible publication, non-discrimination, openness, legality
Core issues of computer ethics
these include professional responsibility, intellectual property rights, privacy, censorship, and the impact of technology on society
Technology and Culture
refers to cyclical co-dependence, co-influence, co-production of technology and society upon the other
Advantages & Disadvantages of technology to human culture
market expansion, cutting costs, employee concerns, & upfront costs
open source software
computer software that is available in source code form
widely used open source software
Apache HTTP server, Os Commerce, Unix- like, GNU- Linux, Mozilla Firefox, Voice-over IP, Android
Categories of Used open source software
security, affordability, transparency, perpetuity, interoperability, & localization
Multimedia 2 2D Graphic Types
vector and bitmap
Key Points about Bitmap Images
pixels in a grid, resolution dependent, re-sizing reduce quality, easily converted, restricted to rectangle, minimal support for transparency
Key Points about Vector Images
scalable, resolution independent, no background, cartoon like, inappropriate for photo realistic images, metafiles contain both raster and vector data
graphics that contain both raster and vector data
Examples of Metafiles
EPS (encapsulated postscripts), PDF (portable document format), PICT (macintosh)
Audio file types and formats
.aif, .iff, .m3u, .m4a, .mid, .wav
Video file types and formats
.mpg, .asf, .asx, .avi, .flv, .mov
3D Image file types
.3dm, .max