Access rights to hardware
A special purpose register used by the Arithmetic Logic Unit to hold the accumulated results of calculations
A measure of how well a computer representation of an image, sound etc. matches the original
Analogue to digital converter used to generate a digital signal from analogue input
Used to pinpoint a memory location
A three-piece folding keyboard organised into three adjustable sections
ADSL stands for Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line - a modem technology which converts existing twisted-pair telephone lines into access paths for multimedia and high-speed data communications. ADSL can transmit up to 6Mbps to a subscriber, and as much as 832Kbps or more in both directions
Adware is software which is free to use but which pays for itself by presenting the user with advertising material
Advances in computer hardware
See Artificial Intelligence.
ALU (Arithmetic Logic Unit)
ALU (Arithmetic Logic Unit) is part of the CPU which carries out computation & is the heart of a computer where data is processed and manipulated
Searching for virus signatures
Use of Checksum
Memory Resident Monitoring
Application-based performance tests
Arrays (one dimensional)
Artificial Intelligence applications and uses
Artificial Intelligence development
Artificial Intelligence practical problems
American Standard Code for Information Interchange
Artificial Neural Systems (ANS)
Aspects of intelligence
A character is sent as soon as it is available rather than using a clock pulse to synchronise transfer
Audio Video Interleaved
Anti-virus software detection techniques
Testing of software outside the development organisation and usually at the client site.
Takes place when a program’s environment changes, for example a different operating system.
A detailed sequence of steps which, when followed, will accomplish a task.
Testing of software within the development organisation.