- A character or sequence of characters designating the terminal equipment which is the origin or destination of data being transmitted.
- term for a character that can be either a letter or a number
- alternate routing
- A method for varying the route of the traffic in a network in The event of circuit failure or to optimise loading and use of channels.
- The American National Standards Institute is the national clearing house and coordinating organisation for voluntary standards in the USA. ANSI does not directly develop standards but accredits other groups to do so. ASCII is one of the ANSI standards.
- Software installed on a computer to detect, disinfect and remove computer viruses, as well as to prevent their introduction to the system
- A computer program used for a particular type of work, such as word processing or creating graphics.
- application layer
- Top layer of the OSI Reference Model. This name is misleading since the ultimate application processes do not reside in this layer. The application layer provide services to applications and a window for applications to gain access to the OSI environment.
- Address Resolution Protocol. A protocol used to convert an IP address into a physical address (e.g. an ethernet address).
- Pronounced 'ASS-key'. The American Standard Code for Information Interchange. The US version of the ISO 7-bit data code usually transmitted in bit characters, the additional bit often being an (odd or even) parity bit.
- A communications channel capable of transmitting data but not timing is called 'asynchronous'. Strictly speaking, the correct terminology is 'asynchronous'.
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Updated on 22 August 2010