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DAC

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Data bus

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Data compression

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Data flow

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Data Protection Act

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Data representation

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Data transmission

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Declarative language

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Declarative language programming

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Decoding of data stream

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Definition of intelligence

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Defragmenter

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Delivery

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Denial of service attack

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Depth-first search

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Design

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Development process for multimedia applications

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Dialup

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Difference between declarative and imperative languages

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Digital camera

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Digital video camera

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Digitised sound data

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Disaster avoidance

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Disk editor

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Display technologies

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Displays

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DNS

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Documentation

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Domain names

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Drawing - shape, position, size, rotation, line, fill

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DSP

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DSP - sound

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Dumb robots

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Duration

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Data

Unstructured information.
A collection of numeric or alphanumeric characters which can be processed by a computer.
Raw data is meaningless to people.

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Database

An organised and structured collection of related data.

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Data modelling

A process used in object oriented languages that identifies objects, how they relate to one another and their manipulation.

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Debugging

The detection, location and removal of errors in a program.

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Declarative language

Programmers use this type of language to specify what the problem is rather than how to solve it by writing code.
The language uses facts and rules to express relationships.

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Desk checking

Akin to a dry run where the running of a program is checked without a computer.

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Development team

Generic description of the personnel involved in developing the software solution.

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Dry run

A pen and paper exercise to debug a program.