Computer Science: Abbreviations

In this chapter, we will discuss the different abbreviations in Computer Science. The following table lists down those abbreviations −

ABCAtanasoff Berry Computer
ACMAssociation for Computing Machinery
AIArtificial Intelligence
ALGOLAlgorithic Language
ALUArithmetic Logic Unit
AMDAdvanced Micro Devices
APRANETAdvanced Research Project Agency Network
ASCIIAmerican Standard Code for Information Interchange
BASICBeginners All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code
BCDBinary Coded Decimal
BIOSBasic Inpute Output System
BIPSBillions of Instructions Per Second
BPIBytes Per Inch
CADComputer Aided Design
CAEComputer Aided Engineering
CANCampus Area Network
CASEComputer Aided Software Engineering
CDCompact Disk
CDCControl Data Corporation
CD-ROMCompact Disk Read Only Memory
CD-RWCD Read/Write
CLCommand Language
CLICommand Line Interface
COBOLCommon Business Oriented
CODASYLConference On Data Systems
CPUCentral Processing Unit
CRTCathode Ray Tube
DATDigital Audio Tape
DBMSData Base Management System
DBSDemand Based Switching
DDLData Definition Language
DDSDigital Data Storage
DECDigital Equipment Corporation
DMADirect Memory Access
DNADigital Network Architecture
DPIDots Per Inch
DSNDistributed Systems Network
DTSDigital Theater System
DVDDigital Video/Versatile Disk
EBCDICExtended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code
EDSACElectronic Delay Storage Automatic Calculator
EDVACElectronic Discrete Variable Automatic Calculator
EFMEight-to-Fourteen Modulation
ENIACElectronic Numerical Integrator And Calculator
EPGElectronic Programming Guide
EPICExplicitly Parallel Instruction Computing
EPROMErasable Programmable Read-Only Memory
FATFile Allocation Table
FDMFrequency Division Multiplexing
FEPFront End Processor
FLOPSFloating Point Operations Per Second
FMFrequency Modulation
FMSFile Management System
FSKFrequency Shift Keying
FTPFile Transfer Protocol
GBGiga Bytes
GHzGiga Hertz
GNUGnu Not Unix
GPRSGeneral Packet Radio Service
GSMGlobal System for Mobile communication
GUIGraphical User Interface
HPHewlett Packard
HSSHierarchical Storage System
HTMLHyperText Markup Language
HTTPHyperText Transport Protocol
IBMInternational Business Machine
ICIntegrated Circuit
IDNIntegrated Digital Networks
IPInternet Protocol
IrDAInfrared Data Association
ISDNIntegrated Services Digital Network
ISPInternet Service Provider
JPEGJoint Photographic Experts Group
JREJava Runtime Engine
JSPJava Server Pages
KBKilo Bytes
KHzKilo Hertz
LANLocal Area Network
LCDLiquid Crystal Display
LEDLight Emitting Diode
LPMLine Per Minute
LSILarge Scael Integration
MANMetropolitan Area Network
MARMemory Address Register
MBMega Bytes
MBRMemory Buffer Register
MHzMega Hertz
MIDIMusical Instrument Digital Interface
MIPSMillions of Instructions Per Second
MNPMicrocom Network Protocol
MPEGMoving Pictures Experts Group
MS-DOSMicroSoft Disk Operating System
MVTMultiprogramming with Variable Tasks
NICNetwork Interface Card
NICNETNational Informatics Center NETwork
NOSNetwork Operating System
OCROptical Character Recognition
OMROptical Mark Reader
OSOperating System
OSIOpen System Interconnection
OSSOpen Source Software
PANPersonal Area Network
PCPersonal Computer
PDFPortable Document Format
PDLProgram Design Language
PDPProgram Data Processor
PIPPeripheral Interchange Program
PROMProgrammable Read-Only Memory
QoSQuality of Service
RAMRandom Access Memory
ROMRead Only Memory
SDLCSoftware Development Life Cycle
SEQUELStructured English QUEry Language
SGMLSyntax for Generalized Markup Language
SIMMSingle In-line Memory Module
SNASystems Network Architecture
SNOBOLStriNg Oriented and symBOlic Language
SQLStructured Query Language
SSISmall Scale Integration
TBTera Bytes
TCPTransport Control Protocol
TDMTime Division Multiplexing
UDPUser Datagram Protocol
ULSIUltra Large Scale Integration
UPCUniversal Product Code
URLUniform Resource Locator
USBUniversal Serial Bus
UTFUnicode Transformation Format
VANValue Added Network
VCRVideo Cassette Recorder
VDTVideo Display Terminal
VGAVideo Graphics Array
VoIPVoice over Internet Protocol
VSATVery Small Aperture Terminal
WANWide Area Network
WAPWireless Application Protocol
WiMAXWorldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access
WLANWireless Local Area Network
WLLWireless Local Loop
WORMWrite Once Read Many
WWWWorld Wide Web
XHTMLeXtensible HyperText Markup Language
XMLeXtensible Markup Language
X.400Electronic Mail Protocol
X.500Directory Server Protocol

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