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instructions of another computer of different make.
Encryption: The process of transforming an intelligible information into an
End user: Any individual who uses the information generated by a computer based
End-of-tape (EOT) marker: A reflective marker that indicates the end of the usable
End-to-end solution: A computerized solution offered to a user in which a single
vendor takes the responsibility of supplying all the hardware and software
components of the solution. Also known as turnkey solution.
Enhanced Small Device Interface (ESDI): A drive interface standard that can
address up to 1 terabyte (10 12 bytes) of disk space and can reliably transfer up to 3
Megabytes per second.
Entertainment software: Software that allows computer systems to be used as an
Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory (EPROM): A memory chip in case of
which it is possible to erase information stored in it and the chip can be
reprogrammed to store new information.
Economically designed I/O devices: I/O devices designed in such a way that they
aim at achieving maximum efficiency of the users working with them by
designing them in such a way that they can be used with maximum comfort and
protect the users from accidents or medical problems caused due to continuous
usage of a device for long hours. Ethernet: The most widely used LAN technology.
Execution time: The total time required to execute a program on a particular
system is called its execution time for that computer system.
Expansion board: See add-on board.
Expert system: A software package that stores data pertaining to a specialized area
(known as knowledge-base) and analyzes this knowledge-base to make
recommendations to users when it receives user queries. These recommendations
help the users in their decision-making. Expert systems employ artificial
Explicit parallelism: A technique, used in EPIC-based processors for improved
performance, which allows t...
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