jump vector

jump vector

[′jəmp ‚vek·tər]
(computer science)
A list of entry-point addresses for various sections of a computer program; used by the program to branch to a section that performs a desired function. Also known as vector; vector table.
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There is also evidence that an SNP enabled Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus to jump vectors, sparking the 1993 epidemic in Mexico (6), and it might have been an SNP in West Nile virus that increased its virulence to birds and influenced the shape of the epidemic in the United States (7).