Computer Science: Abbreviations, 26 of 98, In list, 98 items

Computer Science: Abbreviations

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

Abbreviation

Full-name

A/D

Analog-to-Digital

ABC

Atanasoff Berry Computer

ACM

Association for Computing Machinery

AI

Artificial Intelligence

ALGOL

Algorithic Language

ALU

Arithmetic Logic Unit

AMD

Advanced Micro Devices

APRANET

Advanced Research Project Agency Network

ASCII

American Standard Code for Information Interchange

BASIC

Beginners All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code

BCD

Binary Coded Decimal

BIOS

Basic Inpute Output System

BIPS

Billions of Instructions Per Second

BPI

Bytes Per Inch

CAD

Computer Aided Design

CAE

Computer Aided Engineering

CAN

Campus Area Network

CASE

Computer Aided Software Engineering

CD

Compact Disk

CDC

Control Data Corporation

CD-R

CD-Recordable

CD-ROM

Compact Disk Read Only Memory

CD-RW

CD Read/Write

CL

Command Language

CLI

Command Line Interface

COBOL

Common Business Oriented

CODASYL

Conference On Data Systems

CPU

Central Processing Unit

CRT

Cathode Ray Tube

D/A

Digital-to-Analog

DAT

Digital Audio Tape

DBMS

Data Base Management System

DBS

Demand Based Switching

DDL

Data Definition Language

DDS

Digital Data Storage

DEC

Digital Equipment Corporation

DMA

Direct Memory Access

DNA

Digital Network Architecture

DPI

Dots Per Inch

DRAM

Dynamic RAM

DSN

Distributed Systems Network

DTS

Digital Theater System

DVD

Digital Video/Versatile Disk

EBCDIC

Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code

EDSAC

Electronic Delay Storage Automatic Calculator

EDVAC

Electronic Discrete Variable Automatic Calculator

EFM

Eight-to-Fourteen Modulation

ENIAC

Electronic Numerical Integrator And Calculator

EPG

Electronic Programming Guide

EPIC

Explicitly Parallel Instruction Computing

EPROM

Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory

FAT

File Allocation Table

FDM

Frequency Division Multiplexing

FEP

Front End Processor

FLOPS

Floating Point Operations Per Second

FM

Frequency Modulation

FMS

File Management System

FORTRAN

FORmula TRANslation

FSK

Frequency Shift Keying

FTP

File Transfer Protocol

GB

Giga Bytes

GFLOPS

Giga FLOPS

GHz

Giga Hertz

GNU

Gnu Not Unix

GPRS

General Packet Radio Service

GSM

Global System for Mobile communication

GUI

Graphical User Interface

HP

Hewlett Packard

HSS

Hierarchical Storage System

HTML

HyperText Markup Language

HTTP

HyperText Transport Protocol

IBM

International Business Machine

IC

Integrated Circuit

IDN

Integrated Digital Networks

IP

Internet Protocol

IrDA

Infrared Data Association

ISDN

Integrated Services Digital Network

ISP

Internet Service Provider

JPEG

Joint Photographic Experts Group

JRE

Java Runtime Engine

JSP

Java Server Pages

KB

Kilo Bytes

KHz

Kilo Hertz

LAN

Local Area Network

LCD

Liquid Crystal Display

LED

Light Emitting Diode

LPM

Line Per Minute

LSI

Large Scael Integration

MAN

Metropolitan Area Network

MAR

Memory Address Register

MB

Mega Bytes

MBR

Memory Buffer Register

MHz

Mega Hertz

MIDI

Musical Instrument Digital Interface

MIPS

Millions of Instructions Per Second

MNP

Microcom Network Protocol

MPEG

Moving Pictures Experts Group

MS-DOS

MicroSoft Disk Operating System

MVT

Multiprogramming with Variable Tasks

NIC

Network Interface Card

NICNET

National Informatics Center NETwork

NOS

Network Operating System

OCR

Optical Character Recognition

OMR

Optical Mark Reader

OS

Operating System

OSI

Open System Interconnection

OSS

Open Source Software

PAN

Personal Area Network

PC

Personal Computer

PDF

Portable Document Format

PDL

Program Design Language

PDP

Program Data Processor

PIP

Peripheral Interchange Program

PROM

Programmable Read-Only Memory

QoS

Quality of Service

RAM

Random Access Memory

ROM

Read Only Memory

SDLC

Software Development Life Cycle

SEQUEL

Structured English QUEry Language

SGML

Syntax for Generalized Markup Language

SIMM

Single In-line Memory Module

SNA

Systems Network Architecture

SNOBOL

StriNg Oriented and symBOlic Language

SQL

Structured Query Language

SRAM

Static RAM

SSI

Small Scale Integration

TB

Tera Bytes

TCP

Transport Control Protocol

TDM

Time Division Multiplexing

UDP

User Datagram Protocol

ULSI

Ultra Large Scale Integration

UPC

Universal Product Code

URL

Uniform Resource Locator

USB

Universal Serial Bus

UTF

Unicode Transformation Format

VAN

Value Added Network

VCR

Video Cassette Recorder

VDT

Video Display Terminal

VGA

Video Graphics Array

VOD

Video-On-Demand

VoIP

Voice over Internet Protocol

VSAT

Very Small Aperture Terminal

WAN

Wide Area Network

WAP

Wireless Application Protocol

WiMAX

Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access

WLAN

Wireless Local Area Network

WLL

Wireless Local Loop

WORM

Write Once Read Many

WWW

World Wide Web

XHTML

eXtensible HyperText Markup Language

XML

eXtensible Markup Language

X.400

Electronic Mail Protocol

X.500

Directory Server Protocol

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