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BCS Glossary of Computing and ICT 13th edition by BCS Academy Glossary Working Party

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PART B: WHAT COMPUTER SYSTEMS ARE MADE OF

B1   Types of computer
B2   Input
B3   Memory
B4   Output
B5   Communications components

Computer systems can be assembled out of a variety of different pieces of equipment in a whole variety of different arrangements. This part of the Glossary defines terms that will be encountered when considering how computer systems are arranged, organised and connected to other computer systems. Terms related to the uses of computers are in Part A and terms concerned with the internal workings of computers are in Part C and Part D.

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