peripheral processing

peripheral processing

[pə′rif·ə·rəl ′prä‚ses·iŋ]
(computer science)
Processing that is carried out by peripheral equipment or by an auxiliary computer.
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Mark Dean: Microcomputer System with Bus Control Means for Peripheral Processing Devices, inducted 1997
Dennis Moeller: Microcomputer System with Bus Control Means for Peripheral Processing Devices, inducted 1997
But side-impact crashes increase markedly over age 70, and findings from our head-movement studies suggest a reason: older drivers fail to compensate for the loss of peripheral processing.
While H2 predicts less reliance on peripheral processing, the question of whether a visual decision aid places low-literacy consumers on equal footing with high-literacy consumers persists.
Following past practice, peripheral processing is implied by a preference for an otherwise dominated option (i.
Choice of the attractive, but otherwise dominated, brand (Scour Soft) was indicative of peripheral processing.
For example, celebrity endorsements could promote a shallower peripheral processing of a PSA, with a more temporary attitude and behavior change, simply because the messages of well-liked and credible celebrities may go unchallenged without ever motivating viewers to think deeply about the message content.
Another problem associated with brewery-sponsored counter-advertising is that by the very act of airing a communication that promotes restricted alcohol use, the alcohol industry seemingly argues against its own interest and paradoxically may increase its credibility and persuasive power through peripheral processing mechanisms (Petty and Cacioppo 1981).
The CA-20 off-loads many of the peripheral processing functions common to all video encoding applications leaving the host processor(s) free to perform the critical video encoding task.
Our new Global Transport -- Client software directly manages the transaction hardware and peripheral processing solutions, eliminating the need for POS software developers to continuously change their applications to keep with up the programming involved to support new transaction hardware.
Modern high-performance, low power processors that contain significant peripheral processing capabilities offer substantially more performance, and customers need to be able to select these processors with confidence.
By utilizing the power of Intel's main processor for controller and datapump functions, the SM56 AC-L eliminates the need for costly peripheral processing and support chips on the modem board, saving PC OEMs up to 50 percent in BOM (Bill of Materials) costs.

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