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23 Cards in this Set

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analog
continuous events
smooth
measured visually
second hand
digital
discrete events
in step
measured by numbers
digital clock
binary system
?
?
bit
a fundamental unit represented by a single digit
one
byte
a group of eight bits
largest = (11111111)2
smallest = (00000000)2
eight
word
a group of bits that contains more than a byte (eight bits)
bigger byte
parallel
connection to a computer
and an external device
(one wire per bit)
many wires
serial
connection to a computer
and an external device
(one bit at a time
through one wire)
one wire
ASCII
standard code for
computer text data
(American Standard Code for
Information Interchange)
data interchange
USB
standard serial connection
used in place of parallel cables
(Universal Serial Bus)
cereal bus
firewire
standard (high-speed) serial connection
used in place of parallel cables
(IEEE 1394)
Institute of Electrical and
Electronics Engineers
IP Address
internet address' fixed format
in numeric form
(Internet Protocol)
#
domain name
internet address' fixed format
in labeled form
abc
compression
replacing redundant information
in a file
with more sufficient encoding
to make it smaller
RR info
universal exchange files
?
?
.pdf
document type that
encapsulates postscript data
from an electronic document
Adobe's Portable Document Format
HTML
a special file-formatting language
developed from SGML
(HyperText Markup Language)
Standard Gerneralized Markup Language
AU
old audio format
or
Audio Unit
plug-in protocol under OS-X
old or plug-in
JPEG
a universal format for graphic files
(Joint Photographic Experts Group)
experts
QuickTime
a video compression format
optimized for web applications
optimized compression
streaming technology
video or audio
delivered in a constant stream
from the server to the client
"stream"
buffer
?
?
protocol
?
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