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Unformatted text preview: he software to communicate explicitly to the processor when operations can be done in parallel. Explicitly Parallel Instruction Computing (EPIC): A technology, which is fast emerging as the technology for next-generation processors. The three key features used in this technology for improved processor performance are explicit parallelism, predication and speculation. Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code (EBCDIC): An 8-bit coding system, developed by IBM, that is used to represent characters in many computers. Extended Industry Standard Architecture (EIAS) bus: A 32-bit data bus that can transmit data along either 16 or 32 data lines. It was designed to accept and use the old ISA expansion slots. External fragmentation: A situation when enough total free memory space exists to satisfy the memory need of a process, but still the process cannot be loaded because the available free memory is not contiguous (is fragmented into multiple free blocks of memory). F Facsimile (FAX): Transmission of pictures, texts, maps, graphs, etc., over transmission lines, phone lines, and other carriers between geographically separated points: An image is scanned at a transmitting point and duplicated at a receiving point. Feasibility study: A study to determine whether the proposed solution is technically and economically feasible in all respect. Field In a record a meaningful collection of one or more related characters treated as a unit. Fifth generation computers: Computers built since 1989 till now. They use ultra large-scale integrated circuits, very fast and large main memory and disk storage, very powerful programming languages and operating systems. File: A collection of related information. File Management System (FMS): A set of programs provided to facilitate the users in organizing, creating, deleting, updating, and manipulating their files. File Transfer Protocol (FTP): An application level protocol that allows a user to move a file from one computer to another in a network environment. File utilities: A set of rout...
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