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Unformatted text preview: tion (c) Linked allocation method of disk space (d) Indexed allocation method of disk space (e) Contiguous allocation method of disk space 132. Write short notes on the following: (a) Memory-mapped I/O (b) DMA transfer (c) Interrupt handler (d) Device driver 133. Write short notes on the following: (a) User authentication (b) Access control (c) Cryptography 134. Write short notes on the following: (a) Challenge-response method of user authentication (b) Direct demonstration method of user authentication (c) Biometric devices (d) Symmetric and asymmetric cryptosystems 135. Write short notes on the following: (a) GUI (b) JCL (c) Shell (d) Kernel (e) Command-line interface 136. Write short notes on the following: (a) Monolithic kernel versus Microkernel (b) Resident and non-resident operating system modules 137. Write short notes on the following: (a) Spooling (b) OS capability enhancement software (c) Real-time operating systems (d) Distributed operating systems 138. Write short notes on the following: (a) Translating programs (b) Library programs (c) Utility programs (d) Computer virus Chapter 15 Application Software Packages This chapter provides greater detail of some of the most commonly known application software packages, which were introduced in Chapter 10. Out of the ones discussed in Chapter 10, we have chosen to provide additional details of only those application software that are readily available as pre-written software packages and are most widely used packages. In particular, the details of the following application software packages have been provided: 1. Word-processing package . 2. Spreadsheet package 3. Graphic? package 4. Personal Assistance package Each of these pre-written software packages is available from multiple vendors. However, the features of a particular type of software package from different vendors are more or less same irrespective of the vendor. Only their mode of operation may vary from one vendor's package to that of another. Hence in this chapter we will mainly concentrate on the general features of the packages rather than their mode of operation. Once you are familiar with the features, the mode of operation can be easily learnt for the specific sof...
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