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Unformatted text preview: s one computer to execute the machine-language instructions of another computer of different make. Encryption: The process of transforming an intelligible information into an unintelligible form. End user: Any individual who uses the information generated by a computer based system. End-of-tape (EOT) marker: A reflective marker that indicates the end of the usable tape. 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 entertainment tool. 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 intelligence techniques. Explicit parallelism: A technique, used in EPIC-based processors for improved performance, which allows t...
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