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  Computer, Telephony and Electronics Glossary and Dictionary
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www.csgnetwork.com /glossary.html   (654 words)

  
  eurovoice - CTI Glossary
A term originally used to mean the provision of spoken information over the telephone (from 'audio text'), but now more commonly used to refer to the provision of passive or interactive voice services over premium rate telephone lines.
Term used to describe the line condition when the called party's telephone is already in use.
Computer Telephony Integration - the linking of computer systems to telephone switches to provide advanced features such as power dialling, the automatic routing of incoming calls to an appropriate employee, or to automatically display caller's account details on an agent's terminal before the call is answered.
www.eurovoice.co.uk /glossary.htm   (0 words)

  
  IP Telephony Network Glossary
Term used to describe distributed computing (processing) network systems in which transaction responsibilities are divided into two parts: client (front end) and server (back end).
The terms cell, datagram, message, packet, and segment are also used to describe logical information groupings at various layers of the OSI reference model and in various technology circles.
Term used to describe systems that provide information in the form of recorded messages over telephone lines in response to user input in the form of spoken words or more commonly DTMF signaling.
www.cisco.com /univercd/cc/td/doc/product/voice/evbugl4.htm   (12670 words)

  
 For Consumers: Glossary of Telecommunications Terms
A 1992 Cable Act term requiring a cable system to carry signals of both commercial and noncommercial television broadcast stations that are "local" to the area served by the cable system.
A term used to describe the capability of individuals, businesses and organizations to retain their existing telephone number(s) —— and the same quality of service —— when switching to a new local service provider.
The term used to describe what occurs when a customer’s long distance service is switched from one long distance company to another without the customer’s permission.
www.fcc.gov /glossary.html   (1645 words)

  
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Glossary abstract syntax: A description of a data structure that is independent of machine-oriented structures and encodings.
Term used when describing different versions of the Berkeley UNIX software, as in "4.3BSD UNIX." catenet: A network in which hosts are connected to networks with varying characteristics, and the networks are interconnected by gateways (routers).
The term is used as a verb: "Ping host X to see if it is up!" port: The abstraction used by Internet transport protocols to distinguish among multiple simultaneous connections to a single destination host.
www.ietf.org /rfc/rfc1208.txt   (4549 words)

  
 GLOSSARY OF COMPUTERIZED SYSTEM AND SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT TERMINOLOGY
Those related terms are located sequentially to assist the user in finding all defined terms in these domains, e.g., functional testing is defined under testing, functional.
A term used in a broad sense to describe the relationship between the receiver and the provider of a service.
The term random access means that each memory location [usually 8 bits or 1 byte] may be directly accessed [read from or written to] at random.
www.fda.gov /ora/inspect_ref/igs/gloss.html   (15293 words)

  
 RFC 1208 (rfc1208) - Glossary of networking terms
Glossary abstract syntax: A description of a data structure that is independent of machine-oriented structures and encodings.
Term used when describing different versions of the Berkeley UNIX software, as in "4.3BSD UNIX." catenet: A network in which hosts are connected to networks with varying characteristics, and the networks are interconnected by gateways (routers).
The term is used as a verb: "Ping host X to see if it is up!" port: The abstraction used by Internet transport protocols to distinguish among multiple simultaneous connections to a single destination host.
www.faqs.org /rfcs/rfc1208.html   (4418 words)

  
 Genesys :: Resources — Glossary of Contact Center Terms
The term is being challenged by many, because calls are just one type of transaction and the word center doesn't accurately depict the many multi-site environments.
IPMX is needed in IP Telephony environments in which a VoIP Gateway is deployed instead of an IP PBX.
This term is also used to describe a group of people who work together.
www.genesyslab.com /resources/glossary.asp   (0 words)

  
 Glossary
Comprising is a term of art used in claim language which means that the named elements are essential in describing the invention.
The period of enforceability of a patent is the length of the term of the patent plus the six years under the statute of limitations for bringing an infringement action.
Please note that the terms in the class headings or short titles of the classes in the "International Classification of Classes of Goods and Services" are generally too broad and should not be used alone as an identification.
www.uspto.gov /main/glossary/index.html   (7268 words)

  
 The Chip Merchant – Systems, Service and Solutions. Computer hardware and systems.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Broadband is the term applied to high-speed data transmission, such as cable, ISDN (Integrated Services Digital Network), and DSL (Digital Subscriber Line).
Memory is indicated in terms of kilobytes (1,024 bytes), megabytes (1,048,576 bytes) and gigabytes (1,073,741,824 bytes).
Datagram is the term often used in IP networks for a packet, which is a portion of a message transmitted over a packet-switching network.
www.thechipmerchant.com /support/glossary_of_terms.asp?CartId=   (10445 words)

  
 Glossary - Vodafone
This glossary has been prepared to assist our shareholders' understanding of the most common acronyms and technical terms in the quoted companies and telecommunications sectors.
A term used to describe the digital cellular networks such as GSM which were introduced as a replacement for analogue cellular networks.
General term for certificates or bearer warrants representing ownership of stock, shares or bonds issued by companies to investors.
www.vodafone.com /start/investor_relations/shareholder_services/faq/glossary.html   (3771 words)

  
 Business T1 Dictionary - T1 High Speed Internet Service glossary of terms
The term is commonly associated with high speed data transfer connections.
General term for the technologies that use the Internet Protocol's packet-switched connections to exchange voice, fax, and other forms of information that have traditionally been carried over the dedicated circuit-switched connections of the public switched telephone network (PSTN).
Term used in IP telephony for a set of facilities for managing the delivery of voice information using the Internet Protocol (IP).
www.whicht1.com /t1/t1_dictionary.htm   (0 words)

  
 What is IP telephony? - a definition from Whatis.com
- IP telephony (Internet Protocol telephony) is a general term for the technologies that use the Internet Protocol's packet-switched connections to exchange voice, fax, and other forms of information that have traditionally been carried over the dedicated circuit-switched connections of the public switched telephone network (PSTN).
The challenge in IP telephony is to deliver the voice, fax, or video packets in a dependable flow to the user.
IP telephony is an important part of the convergence of computers, telephones, and television into a single integrated information environment.
searchvoip.techtarget.com /sDefinition/0,,sid66_gci212388,00.html   (344 words)

  
 Gensys Computers - Glossary Of Terms
The term 'bitmap' is used because it is possible for the state ('on' or 'off') of a single bit to represent the state of a corresponding pixel, just as a point on the surface of an ordinary map represents a corresponding point in the piece of country concerned.
A generic term for disk or tape storage of computer data, so called for the large masses of data that can be stored in comparison with computer memory capacity.
The term refers to a display capable of rendering a range of intensities in only one color, as in a gray-scale monitor.
www.gensys.on.ca /glossary.html   (14360 words)

  
 Videoconferencing Services - Glossary of Terms
The term is also used to describe systems concerned with sound with recording and transmission; speech pickup systems, transmission links that carry sounds, amplifiers and the like.
The term used to describe the combination or antenna, low-noise amplifier (LNA), down-converter, and receiver electronics used to receive a signal transmitted by a videoconference.
A term used to describe the placement of shared documents on an on-screen "shared notebook" or "whiteboard." Videoconferencing software includes tools that enable you to work with familiar tools to mark up the electronic whiteboard much like you do with a traditional wall mounted board.
www.ohsu.edu /vcs/glossary   (3739 words)

  
 Glossary
The term refers to the family of digital video compression standards and file formats developed by the group.
However, PCS is commonly used as a marketing term to describe an array of two-way digital wireless service offerings in the Americas, regardless of the particular frequency band being used.
ROI is typically measured in monetary terms, such as dollars, but can also be measured by benefits that are more difficult to quantify, such as increased customer satisfaction.
www.cdmatech.com /resources/glossary.jsp   (6304 words)

  
 Online Dictionaries, Glossaries and Encyclopedias - 101
Glossary of the Hohokam Indians of the Tucson Basin
The primary criterion for including a new term is whether a librarian or other information professional might reasonably be expected to encounter it at some point in his (or her) career, or be required to know its meaning in the course of executing his or her responsibilities as a librarian.
"This is a glossary of terms used in the morphological, syntactic, and pragmatic analysis of text.
www.wikiwiki.com /glossaries.html   (3064 words)

  
 FS-1037C Introduction
The terms and definitions that constitute this standard, and that are to be applied to the uses cited in paragraph 3 below, are contained on page A-1 through Z-1 of this document.
Term names containing numerals are alphabetized as though the numbers were spelled out; thus, "144-line weighting" will appear in the "O" portion of the alphabet between the terms "on-board communication station" and "one-way communication," since it is pronounced as if it were spelled "one-forty-four line.
Term names that are semantically incorrect, that have been replaced by recent advances in technology, or that have definitions that are no longer applicable, are designated as "deprecated." In such case, the reader is referred to current term names, where applicable.
glossary.its.bldrdoc.gov /fs-1037/dir-001/_0063.htm   (1958 words)

  
 GL Communications - Glossary of Terms
Degraded File - Term which refers to the voice file that has been recorded at a point within a network during Voice Quality Testing (VQT).
Term generally used in the VoIP environment describing the variation in delay from packet to packet.
Note 2: In telephony, the bandwidth allocated for a single voice-frequency transmission channel is usually 4 kHz, including guard bands.
www.gl.com /glossary.html   (1303 words)

  
 Learning Circuits Glossary
End-to-end solution: A marketing term used by large e-learning suppliers; meant to imply that their products and services will handle all aspects of e-learning.
HRD (human resource development): 1) A term coined by Leonard Nadler to describe the organized learning experiences, such as training, education, and development, offered by employers within a specific timeframe to improve employee performance or personal growth.
Although the term is often used synonymously with Web-based training, Internet-based training is not necessarily delivered over the World Wide Web, and may not use the HTTP and HTML technologies that make Web-based training possible.
www.learningcircuits.org /glossary.html   (10108 words)

  
 Anti-psychiatry   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The term 'anti-psychiatry' was first used by David Cooper in 1967 though opposition to either psychiatry in or its practices predates this coinage; surrealism 's opposition to psychiatry predates it by Leading lights of the anti-psychiatry movement included Thomas Szasz and R.
Other critics of psychiatry associated with the anti-psychiatry movement include Dr. Breggin and Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson a psychoanalyst who uncovered evidence that Sigmund Freud had suppressed observations of child sexual abuse.
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 Online Glossary of Security Terms - Netfast Communications
The term "Denial of Service" is also used imprecisely to refer to any outwardly-induced condition that renders a computer unusable, thus "denying service" to its rightful user.
A term applied when the source code of a computer program is made available free of charge to the general public.
Many viruses are more accurately termed worms, and use e-mail or database systems to propagate themselves to their victims.
www.netfastusa.com /xq/asp/qx/glossary_terms.asp?par=ALL   (14349 words)

  
 Broadcore Glossary of Terms
IP telephony is the result of the transformation of the circuit-switched telephone network to a packet-based network that deploys voice-compression algorithms and flexible and sophisticated transmission techniques, and delivers richer services using only a fraction of traditional digital telephony's usual bandwidth.
A local area network (LAN) is a group of computers and associated devices that share a common communications line or wireless link and typically share the resources of a single processor or server within a small geographic area (for example, within an office building).
In addition to user authentication, redirect and registration services, SIP Server supports traditional telephony features such as personal mobility, time-of-day routing and call forwarding based on the geographical location of the person being called.
www.broadcore.com /Glossary.php   (1002 words)

  
 Wireline & Wireless Telephony   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The terms "cellular phone" or "cell phone" are used interchangeably to refer to wireless phones.
A term for a satellite which is place is a geosynchronous, or geostationary orbital slot.
Generally, a marketing term used to describe a wide variety of two-way digital wireless service offerings operating at 1900 MHz.
www2.hawaii.edu /~lian/com681/tutor/glossary.html   (1072 words)

  
 Call Center glossary | CRM glossary | Call Center and CRM definitions | Terms | Glossary | Ivr cti telephony and ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The term was coined in 1970 by Edgar Codd, whose objective was to easily accommodate a user's request for selected data.
Although this term has slowly fallen out of the common layperson's vocabulary, it is the address you see in your browser when you go to a website.
This is a term used to describe a company which represents a major brand product or products and whereby additional services are provided such as consulting, programming, and technical support in addition to the sale of the product.
www.telepricing.com /other/terms.html   (3091 words)

  
 FS-1037C Introduction
The terms and definitions that constitute this standard, and that are to be applied to the uses cited in paragraph 3 below, are contained on page A-1 through Z-1 of this document.
Term names containing numerals are alphabetized as though the numbers were spelled out; thus, "144-line weighting" will appear in the "O" portion of the alphabet between the terms "on-board communication station" and "one-way communication," since it is pronounced as if it were spelled "one-forty-four line.
Term names that are semantically incorrect, that have been replaced by recent advances in technology, or that have definitions that are no longer applicable, are designated as "deprecated." In such case, the reader is referred to current term names, where applicable.
www.its.bldrdoc.gov /fs-1037/dir-001/_0063.htm   (1958 words)

  
 Telephony Terms   (Site not responding. Last check: )
CT: Computer Telephony is a term which describes the industry that concerns itself with applying computer electronic data processing and transaction services to telecommunications devices and systems, especially switches and phones.
A term adopted from the US military and commonly used in the computer industry to mean that a program or piece of hardware can not be fixed.
Most telephony system emulates a standard phone and call go onhook/offhook, dial, and other standard abilities, but may not be able to take advantage of some proprietary features of the local switch.
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 Healthcare Coverage Glossary
Term used to describe a provider organization that bears the insurance risk associated with the healthcare it provides.
A name, number, term, sign, symbol, design, or combination of these elements that an organization uses to identify one or more products.
A salesperson who has obtained a state license to sell and service contracts of multiple health plans or insurers, and who is ordinarily considered to be an agent of the buyer, not the health plan or insurer.
www.bluecares.com /glossary/glossary.html   (9933 words)

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