Computer Science Ibsl Vocabulary List System Analysis 11

computer program – A sequence of statements whose objective is to accomplish a task.
Gigabyte – a unit of computer memory or data storage capacity equal to 1,024 megabytes (230 bytes) (~billion)
The home row keys in keyboarding are: – asdfjkl;
Artifact – Project documentation or other item that has been archived
What does HTTP mean ? – Hypertext Transfer Protocol
Commercial License – Pay before using
*Single Mode Fibre Optic* – Uses one beam of light per fibre and is generally faster
Software – Computer programs provide the instruction for telling the computer hardware what to do and how to do it
public void setDirection(int newDirection) – Actor
supercomputers – high-performance systems for “number-crunching.” Cray 1 (1976)
concatenation – Combining strings using the + operator (i.e firstName + " " + lastName)
Method – Seqence of instructions an object follows to perform a task. Behavior – Verb.
A variable which is either declared within the function or is an argument passed to a function – Local
Speakers – It is an audio output device that allows you to hear sounds coming from videos, games, etc.
Artifact – Project documentation or other item that has been archived
Boolean Logic – used to process logical values from bit patterns. Created by George Boole. Only values are true or false.
Parallel Processing – multiple processors can sometimes be utilized to share the computational load
timer – used perform repeated action in a program
Feedback – Any indication that the computer is still working, or has completed its task
3 Greedy algorithms to find Minimum Spanning Tree – 1 – Kruskal's Algorithm
2 – "Back ward" version of Kruskal's Algorithm
3 – Prim's Algorithm

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