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Unformatted text preview: BITM Test Key Terms ALU (Arithmetic Logic Unit) - digital circuit that performs arithmetic and logical operations ASCI I- coding standard that can be used for interchanging information, if the information is expressed mainly by the written form of English words. Biometric Device Device that authenticates a persons identity by translating a personal characteristic, such as a fingerprint, into a digital code that then is compared with a digital code stored in a computer verifying a physical or behavioral characteristic Bit Torrent - A peer-to-peer file sharing protocol Booting Process of starting or restarting a computer Business to Consumer, Consumer to Consumer, Business to Business Cache Memory Area of memory that stores the contents of frequently used data or instructions CAD (Computer Aided Design) Software that aids in engineering, drafting, and design CAM-Computer Aided Manufacturing CD-RW Erasable multisession optical disc on which users can write data, instructions, and information multiple times Chip Small piece of semiconducting material, usually silicon, on which integrated circuits are etched Computer Aided Engineering Use of computers to test product designs Computer Aided Manufacturing Use of computers to assist with manufacturing processes such as fabrication and assembly Consistency Check Validity check that tests the data in two or more associated fields to ensure that the relationship is logical and their data is in the correct format Content Aggregator Business that gathers and organizes web content and then distributes, or feeds, the content to subscribers for free or a fee Data Dictionary A DBMS element that contains data about each file in a database and each field in those files Data Integrity - preservation of data for their intended use...
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- Spring '08