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images) with the aid of a computer.
Computer literacy: Having sufficient computer knowledge so that an individual
can work and live in a computerized society.
Computer network: A distributed data processing system in which multiple
computers are linked together for the purpose of data communication and resource
Computer Output Microfilm (COM): An output device that records computer
output on a sheet or roll of microfilm as microscopic filmed images. It uses a
microfilm recorder for recording output information on a microfiche, and a
microfilm reader to view the information recorded on a microfiche.
Computer Supported Cooperative Working (CSCW): An application in which
multiple members working on a single project and located at distant locations
cooperate with each other using a network of computers.
Computer system: The various components (input and output devices, storage,
CPU) of a computer integrated together to perform the steps called for in the
program being executed.
Computer video: The area of computer science, which deals with the recording
and display of a sequence of images at a reasonable speed to create an impression
Computer-Based Training (CBT): Using computer technologies for training and
education. The use of computers helps in making tutoring programs which are
tailored to the student's level of subject mastery and can provide immediate
Conference on Data SYstems Languages (CODASYL): A committee of computer
users, manufacturers, and the United States government that helps to establish
programming standards for various programming languages.
Console In a mainframe system, the terminal that is directly connected to the host
(main) computer and is mainly used by the system administrators to monitor the
health of the system or to perform some system administration activities.
Constant: A value, written into a program instruction that does not change during
the execution of the program. Control pr...
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