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Cache memory is a small area of very fast RAM used to speed exchange of data. 









 Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency





	
	
Related Terms: Cache - computer | data | random access memory |

COM Programme - A FAST project on a strategic industrial system of communication. Acronym: COM Programme Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

Related Terms: COM Programme - international | trade |

FAST - See Forecasting and Assessment in the Field of Science and Technology. Acronym: FAST Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

Related Terms: FAST - international | trade | Forecasting and Assessment in the Field of Science and Technology |

Forecasting and Assessment in the Field of Science and Technology - First established in 1978 as a programme for exploring and encouraging collaboration in scientific and technological resarch and development. Acronym: FAST Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

Related Terms: Forecasting and Assessment in the Field of Science and Technology - international | trade |

MONITOR - Strategic Analysis, Forecasting and Evaluation in Research and Technology, amalgamating in 1988 the earlier Forecasting and Assessment in the Field of Science and Technology (FAST) with Strategic Analysis in the Field of Science and Technology (SAST) and Support Programme for the Evaluation of Activities in the Field of Research (SPEAR), Acronym: MONITOR Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

Related Terms: MONITOR - international | trade |

SERV - Service Activities and Technological change, a FAST project. Acronym: SERV Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

Related Terms: SERV - international | trade |

TERA - An TET. Technology Employment and Labour, a FAST project. Acronym: TERA Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

Related Terms: TERA - international | trade |

TWE - Technology, Work and Environment, a FAST project. Acronym: TWE Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm

Related Terms: TWE - international | trade |

Value-Added Network - A system where a network leases communication lines from a communications common carrier, enhances them by adding improvements such as error detection and/or faster response time, and then allows others to use this service on those lines for a fee. Acronym: VAN Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency Source: RT Crowley "EDI Charting a Course to the Future" 1993

Related Terms: Value-Added Network - communications | information management | internet | network | quality | telecommunications | world wide web |


Unless otherwise indicated, all entries in the LogisticsWorld Logistics Glossary are copyright 1997, Matthew D. Cox, logistics@logisticsworld.com.

 

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