Vocab for Topic #6
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a quotation from or reference to a book, paper, or author, especially in a scholarly work
written or printed words, typically forming a connected piece of work
Hypertext is text which contains links to other texts. The term was coined by Ted Nelson around 1965.
a means of contact, travel, or transport between two points or places
A hyperlink is an icon, graphic, or text in a document that links to another file or object. The World Wide Web is comprised of hyperlinks linking trillions of pages and files to one another.
a thing or things belonging to someone
a work or invention that is the result of creativity (such as a book, song or movie, for example), to which one has rights and for which one may apply for a patent, copyright, trademark, etc.
the quality of being free of deceit and untruthfulness
performing all academic work without plagiarism, cheating, lying, tampering, stealing, giving or receiving unauthorized assistance from any other person, or using any source of information that is not common knowledge without properly acknowledging the source
to keep something in good working condition
to keep something in its original or existing condition
cause to grow and become more mature, advanced, or elaborate
in real life (as opposed to online)
HyperMedia is a term used for hypertext which is not constrained to be text: it can include graphics, video and sound.
to put something into a collection or system of historical documents or records
the program that you use on your computer to receive, interpret, present, and transmit information over the Internet
World Wide Web
an information system on the Internet that allows documents to be connected to other documents by hypertext links, enabling the user to search for information by moving from one document to another
a global computer network providing a variety of information and communication facilities, consisting of interconnected networks using standardized communication languages
in a straight line
a group of interconnected people or things that exchange information
a computer that is always online and manages connections between other computers
a company that provides space on a server that people can rent and make websites on
a designated code for finding a web site
Hypertext Markup Language
a set of symbols or codes that web browsers interpret in order to display web pages
this is what a web browser translates HTML into so that you can experience a web page without actually understanding computer language
Internet service provider (I.S.P.)
a company that you pay in order to gain access to the Internet
along the same lines
this expression essentially means "similar to" or "in a similar way"
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