To help clear up any confusion, intY has also released a 'Dictionary of Computing
,' which explains what these tech terms really mean.
Ivan Turk and 37 co-workers); (2) Dictionary of Computing
. CZ, technical-professional editor Dr.
Her impact is noted by entries in historical sources such as the Encyclopedia of Computer Science and the International Biographical Dictionary of Computing
Oxford University Press now offers A Dictionary of Computing
, 6.0 (ISBN: 978-0-19-923401-1, 608 pp., $50).
The earliest listed definition I could find for "outsourcing" was the 1993 edition of the Free On-line Dictionary of Computing
, which defined it as "paying another company to provide services which a company might otherwise have employed its own staff to perform".
According the Dictionary of Computing
and Digital Media, artificial intelligence is "software that makes decisions based on accumulated experience and information," and uses functions "such as learning, adapting, reasoning and self-correcting." An example of true artificial intelligence is the neural network, which simulates a human brain by use of a multilayer perception network, rather than a rules-based system.
(Considerable information about file formats is accessible at the Internet's free online dictionary of computing
[FOLDOC] at www.foldoc.org.)
A digital signature, according to NightFlight's Free On-line Dictionary of Computing
(www.nightflight.com/foldoc), is "extra data appended to a message, which identifies and authenticates the sender and message data using public-key encryption." As e-commerce becomes the method of choice for commercial facilities' procurement needs, the necessity to increase on-line security will rise, This legislation is the first step toward increasing on-line security, encryption, and authenticating users.
www.encyclopedia.com/ has fast searches but brief articles, or try wombat.d oc.ic.ac.uk/foldoc/index.html for a free online dictionary of computing
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Freedman's previous computer reference work, The Computer Glossary, now in its seventh edition, has been called "the best dictionary of computing
terminology" by the New York Public Library and "the Rolls Royce of computer dictionaries" by Toronto Computes.
The manual recommends consulting "The Oxford Dictionary of Computing
" or Microsoft Press' "Computer Dictionary" for additional help.