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Free On-line Dictionary of Computing
One headache for new Internet users is learning all the terminology, buzzwords and acronyms of the online community.
One headache for new Internet users is learning all the terminology, buzzwords and acronyms of the online community. For questions like \"What does RTFM stand for?\" and \"Where can I find out about ISDN?\", try the Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, where you can use a search engine to find acronyms, jargon, programming languages, tools, architecture, operating systems, networking, theory, conventions, standards, mathematics, telecomms, electronics, institutions, companies, projects, products, history - everything to do with computing. This web page provides a one-stop source of information about computing terms and includes cross-references to other resources on the Internet, as well as to paper publications. The dictionary now contains 8,611 definitions totalling 3.5 megabytes. Entries are cross-referenced to each other. All searches are logged, and visitors are encouraged to contribute definitions of missing terms. New terms are added almost every day. Subject areas covered include algorithms, artificial intelligence, Boolean algebra, compilers, cryptography, data processing, email, filename extensions, grammar, humour, hypertext, integrated circuits, jargon, logic, messaging, neural network, operating systems, probability, protocol, robotics, security, simulation, testing, virtual reality, and many more.
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