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MPEG audio: A standard data compression technique for digital audio data.
MS-DOS: Stands for Microsoft Disk Operating System. A single-user operating
system that was popularly used for personal computers in the 1980s. Multi-access bus network: A network in which a single transmission medium is
shared by all nodes.
Multihop wireless networks: Wireless networks designed to provide wireless
communications capability in an environment where there is no wired
infrastructure yet connectivity must be maintained among users who can move
around arbitrarily and can at times not be in direct transmission range of each
Multimedia: Use of more than one media (such as text, graphics, animation, audio
and video) for information presentation.
Multimedia computer system: A computer system that has the capability to
integrate two or more types of media (text, graphics, animation, audio, and video)
for the purpose of generation, storage, representation, manipulation and access of
Multimedia database: A collection of multimedia data items, such as text,
graphics, animation, audio, and video.
Multimedia DBMS A set of programs to define, create, store, access, manage, and
query the multimedia databases.
Multimedia synchronization: Deals with mechanisms to ensure the desired
temporal ordering among a set of multimedia objects in a multimedia presentation.
Multiple SubNyquist Sampling Encoding (MUSE) An HDTV broadcasting
standard used in Japan.
Multiplexing: The method of dividing a physical channel into many logical
channels so that a number of independent signals may be simultaneously
transmitted on it.
Multiprocessing: A term used to describe interconnected computer configurations
or computers with two or more independent CPUs that have the ability to
simultaneously execute several programs.
Multiprocessor: A computer system consisting of two or more CPUs under a
Multiprogramming: Interleaved execution of two or more different and
independent programs by the same computer. Multitasking: Concurrent execution of multiple jobs (often referred to...
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