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Backbone - A central high speed network that connects smaller, independent networks. the NSFnet is an example. Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency
Related Terms: Backbone - communications | internet | network | telecommunications |
Descriptive Markup -
Markup that describes the structure and other attributes of a document in a non-system-specific manner, independently of any processing that may be performed on it. In particular, it uses tags to express the element structure.
Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency Department of Defense, United States Government "Military Standard 1840-B" 3 November 1992
EDI For Administration, Commerce and Transport -
United Nations rules for Electronic Data Interchange for Administration, Commerce and Transport. They comprise a set of internationally agreed upon standards, directories and guidelines for the electronic interchange of structured data related to trade in goods and services between independent computerized information systems. [ISO 9735]UN/EDIFACT Introduction to UN/EDIFACT with latest
Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency
Electronic Design Interchange Format -
A neutral, platform independent format for the interchange of integrated circuit design data from design to manufacturing organizations.
Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency Fairfax CALS Shared Resource Center, 1994
European Organization for an Audiovisual Independent Market, part of the MEDIA programme, offering support and advice for independent producers.
Reference: Professor Derek Urwin, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K., http://www.abdn.ac.uk/~pol028/index.htm
Real-Time (1) -
The description for an operating system that responds to an external event within a short and predictable time frame. Unlike a batch or time-sharing operating system, a real-time operating system provides services or control to independent ongoing physical processes.
Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency Included with permission from: Gartner Group Adapted from: "Information Technology Glossary" Executive Reference 1993
Standard for the Exchange of Product Model Data -
A standard under development which will be used to describe a product in a neutral format over its complete life-cycle in a hardware-independent way.
Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency Department of Trade and Industry, United Kingdom. "CALS: Computer Aided Acquisition and Logistic Support: The Executive Guide"
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