integer data type

integer data type

[′int·ə·jər ′dad·ə ‚tāp]
(computer science)
A scalar date type which is used to represent whole numbers, that is, values without fractional parts.
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Furthermore, most current homomorphic encryption schemes only operate over the integer data type, while most data are not only integers.
Parameter digitKind must be set to the length in bytes of an intrinsic integer data type offered by the computing platform in use.
INTEGER--The key word INTEGER is used to specify an integer data type. An integer data type represents a value of an integer number, the magnitude of which is unconstrained.