This Glossary, which contains over 3400 terms, provides not only a comprehensive definition of each term, but also sufficient additional material to enable the reader to understand the importance of the term, how to use it appropriately and its relation to other terms used in the same area of computing. To this end terms are gathered into five parts, describing how computer systems are used, what they are made of, how they are developed and how computers work. The fifth part consists of reference material.
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