Computer Science National 4 & 5 Hardware

2 types of memory – RAM (temporary);; ROM (permanent)
Run length encoding is an example of what type of compression – Lossless compression
URL (universal resource locator) – An easy-to-remember address for calling a web page.
Algorithm – A series of steps that will resolve a problem, given in sequence with a clear start and end
.gif – picture-graphics interchange format
Interface standards – Agreed on by industry so that devices made by one manufacturer could be attached to systems made by other companies.
The part of the information system consists of the rules or guidelines for people to follow. – Procedures
Array – A set of related data stored under a single identifier
Assume that you have declared a queue named myQueue to hold String elements. Which of the following statements will correctly insert an element into myQueue?
Computer instruction – Software
World Wide Web – Software that makes sharing information across a network easy
double – Primitive data type used for fractions and floating point numbers.
for loop – a loop that executes a specific number of times
Assume thаt yоu hаve declаred a queue named myQueue tо hоld String elements. Which of the following statements will correctly insert an element into myQueue?
Motherboard – A rigid, slotted board upon which other boards that contain the basic circuitry of a computer or of a computer component can be mounted
Supercomputer – A large, powerful scientific computer that can process large amounts of data quickly.
Sequential Flow – The default behavior of a program. Step by step processing of algorithm. In other words, executing one statement at a time.

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