user program


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user program

[′yü·zər ′prō‚gram]
(computer science)
A computer program written by the person who uses it or by personnel of the organization that will use it. Also known as roll your own; user-written code.
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Fujitsu Laboratories has developed a technology that performs overall program behavior analysis by collecting execution information from user programs in each virtual machine (VM) on the virtual platform's hypervisor(1).
An inactivity feature lets the user program the system to return automatically to the opening menu when the keyboard is not is use.
- Increased scanning coverage of the middle layer between the mainframe operating system and user programs, a target-rich environment that hackers can exploit to gain unauthorized access to a mainframe's most sensitive processes and user data.
The new IC builds on these with the addition of Flash ROM to store user programs and various data for stand-alone uses.
The RIO has a 32-bit processor and non-volatile memory for storing user programs. Features include arithmetic and logical processing, process control loops, data logging, counters, and timers.
User programs for the computer usually incorporates an operating system for all but the smaller machines.