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Chap.1 04:13 Programming Planning or scheduling the performance of a task or an event. Computer A programmable device that can store, retrieve, and process data. Computer Program A sequence of instructions to be performed by a computer. Computer Programming The process of planning a sequence of steps for a computer to follow. Programming Language A set of rules, symbols, and special words used to construct a computer program. Information Any knowledge that can be communicated. Data Information in a form a computer can use. Machine Language The language made up of binary coded instructions that is used directly by the  computer. Assembly Language A low level programming language in which a mnemonic is used to represent each of  the machine language instructions for a particular computer. Assembler A program that translates an assembly language  program into  machine code. Compiler 
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2011 for the course SYCS 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at Howard.

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