Thursday, August 13, 2020

Computer Basics: Computer Abbreviations

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Computer Abbreviations

In this Computer Basics chapter, I shall discuss various computer abbreviations in computer science. The following table lists of those computer abbreviations:

Computer Abbreviations

Full name of computer abbreviations


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
ARP Address Resolution Protocol
ASCII American Standard Code for Information Interchange


BASIC Beginners All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code
BCC Blind Carbon Copy
BCD Binary Coded Decimal
BIN Binary
BINAC Binary Automatic Computer
BIOS Basic Inpute Output System
BIPS Billions of Instructions Per Second
BPI Bytes Per Inch
BSNL Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited


CAD Computer Aided Design
CAE Computer Aided Engineering
CAN Campus Area Network
CASE Computer Aided Software Engineering
CC Carbon Copy
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
DBA Data Base Administrator
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
DNS Domain Name System
DOS Disk Operating System
DPI Dots Per Inch
DRAM Dynamic Random Access Memory
DROM Dynamic Read Only Memory
DSN Distributed Systems Network
DTS Digital Theater System
DVD Digital Video/Versatile Disk
DVR Digital Video Recorder


EBCDIC Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code
E-Commerce Electronic Commerce
EDP Electronic Data Processing
EDSAC Electronic Delay Storage Automatic Calculator
EDVAC Electronic Discrete Variable Automatic Calculator
EEPROM Electrically Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory
EFM Eight-to-Fourteen Modulation
ELM/e-Mail Electronic Mail
EOF End Of File
ENIAC Electronic Numerical Integrator And Calculator
EPG Electronic Programming Guide
EPIC Explicitly Parallel Instruction Computing
EPROM Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory
EXE Executable


FAT File Allocation Table
FAX Far Away Xerox/ facsimile
FDC Floppy Disk Controller
FDD Floppy Disk Drive
FDM Frequency Division Multiplexing
FEP Front End Processor
FLOPS Floating Point Operations Per Second
FM Frequency Modulation
FMS File Management System
FS File System
FSK Frequency Shift Keying
FTP File Transfer Protocol


Gb Gigabit
GB Giga Bytes
GHz Giga Hertz
GIF Graphics Interchange Format
GNU Gnu Not Unix
GPRS General Packet Radio Service
GSM Global System for Mobile communication
GUI Graphical User Interface


HDD Hard Disk Drive
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
IM Instant Message
IMAP Internet Message Access Protocol
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 Kilobit
KB Kilo Bytes
Kbps Kilobit Per Second
KHz Kilo Hertz


LAN Local Area Network
LCD Liquid Crystal Display
LED Light Emitting Diode
LSI Large Scale Integration
LPI Lines Per Inch
LPM Line Per Minute
LSI Large Scael Integration


MAN Metropolitan Area Network
MAR Memory Address Register
Mb Megabit
MB Mega Bytes
MBR Memory Buffer Register
MHz Mega Hertz
MICR Magnetic Ink Character reader
MIDI Musical Instrument Digital Interface
MIPS Millions of Instructions Per Second
MMS Multimedia Message Service
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
OOP Object Oriented Programming
OS Operating System
OSI Open System Interconnection
OSS Open Source Software


PAN Personal Area Network
PC Personal Computer
PDA Personal Digital Assistant
PDF Portable Document Format
PDL Program Design Language
PDP Program Data Processor
PING Packet Internet Gopher
PIP Peripheral Interchange Program
PPP Point-to-Point Protocol
PPM Pages Per Minute
PNG Portable Network Graphics
POS Point Of Sale
POST Power On Self Test
PROM Programmable Read-Only Memory
PSTN Public Switched Telephone Network


QoS Quality of Service


RAM Random Access Memory
RDBMS Relational Data Base Management System
RIP Routing Information Protocol
ROM Read Only Memory
RTF Rich Text Format


SDLC Software Development Life Cycle
SEQUEL Structured English QUEry Language
SGML Syntax for Generalized Markup Language
SIM Subscriber Identification Module
SIMM Single In-line Memory Module
SMTP Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
SNA Systems Network Architecture
SNMP Simple Network Management Protocol
SNOBOL StriNg Oriented and symBOlic Language
SQL Structured Query Language
SSI Small Scale Integration


TB Tera Bytes
TCP Transport Control Protocol
TDM Time Division Multiplexing


UDP User Datagram Protocol
ULSI Ultra Large Scale Integration
UNIVAC Universal Automatic Computer
UPC Universal Product Code
UPS Uninterrupted Power Supply
URI Uniform Resource Identifier
URL Uniform Resource Locator
USB Universal Serial Bus
UTF Unicode Transformation Format


VAN Value Added Network
VAR Variable
VCR Video Cassette Recorder
VDT Video Display Terminal
VDU Visual Display Unit
VGA Video Graphics Array
VOD Video-On-Demand
VoIP Voice over Internet Protocol
VSAT Very Small Aperture Terminal
VSNL Videsh Sanchar Nigam Limited


WAN Wide Area Network
WAP Wireless Application Protocol
WiFi Wireless Fidelity
WPA Wi-Fi Protected Access
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


ZB Zeta Byte


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