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  Window (computing) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In computing, a window is a visual area, usually rectangular in shape, containing some kind of user interface, displaying the output of and allowing input for one of a number of simultaneously running computer processes.
Windows are primarily associated with graphical displays, where they can be manipulated with a pointer.
Many window managers also provide features for grouping windows so that they all act as one, and 3D window managers, such as Metisse and Project Looking Glass also allow the three-dimensional properties of a window to be changed (such as their rotation in the Y or Z axes).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Window_(computing)   (516 words)

 Window   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A window is an opening in the wall of a building that allows light to enter a room and people to see out.
Very early windows were shielded with hide or cloth stretched over the opening or wooden shutters.
Mullioned glass windows were the windows of choice among European riches, whereas paper windows were so economical and widely used in ancient China and Japan.
bopedia.com /en/wikipedia/w/wi/window.html   (488 words)

 Window (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Window function, in signal processing, a function that is zero-valued outside of some chosen interval
Launch window, in aerospace, a time period in which a particular rocket must be launched
Window period, in medicine, the time between first infection and when a test can detect that infection
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Window_(disambiguation)   (195 words)

 computing machinery and intelligence - a.m. turing, 1950
The store is a store of information, and corresponds to the human computer's paper, whether this is the paper on which he does his calculations or that on which his book of rules is printed.
The reader must accept it as a fact that digital computers can be constructed, and indeed have been constructed, according to the principles we have described, and that they can in fact mimic the actions of a human computer very closely.
The digital computers considered in the last section may be classified amongst the 'discrete state machines' these are the machines which move by sudden jumps or clicks from one quite definite state to another.
www.abelard.org /turpap/turpap.htm   (11247 words)

 Windows article - Windows architectural window graphical user interfaces window (computing) - What-Means.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
X Window System, a windowing system for computers that runs on a variety of operating systems.
Microsoft Windows, a family of computer operating system, available since the 1980s in many versions.
Windows article - Windows definition - what means Windows
www.what-means.com /encyclopedia/Windows   (120 words)

 Welcome to FlashMobComputing.org
After the last computers arrived and were installed by 11:00am we used our custom software to began pooling the collective power of the computers to work on the Linpack benchmark, a mathematical application that is used to determine supercomputing speed.
Through a series of tests, we were able to run the benchmark on 256 of the computers and achieved a peak rate of 180 Gflops (billions of calculations per second), although this computation stopped three quarters of the way through due to a node failure.
Volunteer computers need to be tagged and associated with owners so that everyone gets their computer back at the end of the day.
www.flashmobcomputing.org   (1295 words)

 The Modern History of Computing
These human computers did the sorts of calculation nowadays carried out by electronic computers, and many thousands of them were employed in commerce, government, and research establishments.
In analog computers, numerical quantities are represented by, for example, the angle of rotation of a shaft or a difference in electrical potential.
In 1949, the Manchester computer was successfully equipped with a drum memory; this was constructed by the Manchester engineers on the model of a drum developed by Andrew Booth at Birkbeck College, London.
plato.stanford.edu /entries/computing-history   (6645 words)

 What is window? - A Word Definition From the Webopedia Computer Dictionary
Windows can be arranged so that they do not overlap (tiled windows) or so they do overlap (overlaid windows).
Overlaid windows (also called cascading windows) resemble a stack of pieces of paper lying on top of one another; only the topmost window is displayed in full.
You can move a window to the top of the stack by positioning the pointer in the portion of the window that is visible and clicking the mouse buttons.
www.webopedia.com /TERM/w/window.html   (541 words)

If parallel computing is to survive in the new environment, a much larger fraction of sales must be to industry, which seems to be substantially less concerned with high-end performance.
These companies believe that if they need more computational power than they have on a single workstation, they should be able to get it by using a network of such machines.
So I assert that parallel computing is not dead--it is simply suffering through a period of growing pains.
www.crpc.rice.edu /newsletters/oct94/director.html   (718 words)

 Window (computing) at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In computing, a window is a portion of a computer screen, usually rectangular in shape, showing the output of and allowing input for one of a number of simultaneously running computer processes.
The X Window System and Microsoft Windows are named after this feature.
In computer networking, a window is the amount of data that can be transported before a source must give an acknowledgement (ACK) to the sender.
www.wiki.tatet.com /Window_(computing).html   (247 words)

 windows protection error   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
you need to restart your computer on start up after I changed a hard drive over to a faster system.
Windows protection error message ?Recently my PC has been...
A windows protection fault means that a program...
www.diy-zone.com /articles/5/windows-protection-error.html   (441 words)

This collection of materials relating to the history of computing is provided courtesy of the Department of Computer Science at Virginia Tech, and is sponsored in part by a grant from the National Science Foundation (CDA-9312611).
This WWW page is the initiation of a collection of materials related to the history of computing as collected and written by J.
A collection of materials intended to describe the history of computing to those interested in the 50th Anniversary of Computing in 1996 was used by students at Virginia Tech to develop a Virtual Museum of Computing that you may find very interesting.
ei.cs.vt.edu /~history   (1377 words)

 Wearable Computing - Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Wearable Computing blurs the boundary between "thinking" and "computing" as well as between "remembering" and "recording".
A discussion of wearable computing would not be complete without a look at electronic flash systems, and their control by wearable computers.
This article is an introduction to the invention of digital computing in the 20th century and how wearable computing emerged from the concept as a natural consequence.
about.eyetap.org   (274 words)

 LBNL Windows & Daylighting Software -- WINDOW
WINDOW 5.2 is a publicly available computer program for calculating total window thermal performance indices (i.e.
The program can be used to design and develop new products, to assist educators in teaching heat transfer through windows, and to help public officials in developing building energy codes.
WINDOW 5.2 is a significant update to the LBNL WINDOW4.1 computer program and includes all of the WINDOW4.1 capabilities as well as:
windows.lbl.gov /software/window/window.html   (472 words)

 Smart Computing Article - How To Install A PC Case Window   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
If you've ever wondered how something in your computer works, or wondered what goes on (quite literally) inside the PC while you're using it, here's a project for you: Install a window in the computer's side panel so you can see what's inside.
It seems there aren't any little computer people living inside, but there is a fascinating assortment of peripherals, add-on cards, and wiring that is usually hidden from sight.
If a clear window isn't striking enough, there are a number of ways to place an image on the window.
www.smartcomputing.com /Editorial/article.asp?article=articles/2004/w1510/41w02/41w02.asp&guid=   (1836 words)

 The Virtual Museum of Computing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
If you would like to volunteer to be a virtual curator on some aspect of the history of computing, please get in touch, preferably with a URL for the "gallery" or on-line exhibit which you would like included.
Computers: From the Past to the Present, a lecture presented by Michelle A. Hoyle.
Why Computers are Computers, a book by David Rutland, including excerpts and some answers to FAQs.
vmoc.museophile.org   (3012 words)

 History of Computing: Software Index
Computer Aided Instruction is mainly used in education.
It can teach and train people in the use of machines, computers, learn on topics like history, mathematics or languages.
Games have become extremely popular and have proven to be of a very high impact on the development of hard and software since the 1990's.
www.thocp.net /software/software.htm   (555 words)

 Parallel Computing Tutorial   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It is suitable for new or prospective users, managers, students and anyone seeking a general overview of parallel computing.
The tutorial provides training in parallel computing concepts and terminology, and uses examples selected from large-scale engineering, scientific, and data intensive applications.
For example, some companies may want to use is a part of their technical training, and it can be expanded to include some hands-on work on their systems.
www.eecs.umich.edu /~qstout/tut   (358 words)

 The Indic-Computing Project   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Indian language computing has yet to make a impact on the vast majority of the people living in the Indian subcontinent.
There appear to be seven major factors hindering the adoption of computing in the subcontinent — these are examined in greater detail in our "Design Axes" paper.
This SourceForge.Net project is attempting to address the factors that are adversely impacting the use of open-source for building Indian language computing infrastructure.
indic-computing.sourceforge.net   (355 words)

 EZ Computing, Inc.  Quality.  Value.  Performance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
EZ Computing has over 25 years experience dealing with computers.
At EZ Computing we service all PCs, offer flat in-store rates, provide on-site support and service along with competitive prices on new computers and parts.
EZ Computing manufacturers systems that are totally upgradeable; meaning that in the future whenever a customer wants to update to the latest technology they can invest in key components, not a new system.
www.cezpc.com   (214 words)

 Computing and Computer Science | The WWW Virtual Library
this resource in English is indexed under: Computing and Computer Science, Humanities and Humanistic Studies, Sound.
this resource in English is indexed under: Computing and Computer Science, Law, Social and Behavioural Sciences.
Formal methods are a fault avoidance technique that help in the reduction of errors introduced into a system, particularly at the earlier stages of design.
vlib.org /Computing   (691 words)

 Elite Computing Of Austin - Computer Service, Custom Built Computers
Elite Computing Of Austin is a locally owned and operated company offering computer repair services, custom built computer systems, system upgrades and networking solutions to fit your specific individual or business needs.
We use high quality components and take great care in our service to ensure that our computer systems are leaders in performance, dependability and future expansion.
Elite Computing Of Austin has been providing service in the Austin area since 1998 and has continued to grow due to the quality of our service and the quality of our customers.
www.elitecomputing.net   (275 words)

 Scientific Computing
In this venue, we'll examine how the recent explosion in computing power is impacting the world of scientific research.
Forces for change can often come from unexpected sources, seemingly erupting from the center of the Earth, gradually accumulating unnoticed by most, or blowing refreshingly across old, battered terrain like a spring rain storm washing away the winter sludge.
All of these situations can be seen with computer simulation, from its...
www.suite101.com /welcome.cfm/scientific_computing   (303 words)

 Palisades Computing V 3.0   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
At Palisades Computing, we strive to bring you high quality service at an affordable price.
Palisades Computing is a vision founded by three friends that are confident that they can service the technological needs of area businesses.
Each of the three founders of Palisades Computing has an array of resources they can use to advise, service, and support our clients.
www.palisadescomputing.net   (160 words)

 AS/400 Services, Consulting, RPG Programming, Networking - IHS Computing
IHS Computing is a premium provider of computer related services for business.
We find that there are a lot of people in the computer support business, but not many really good ones.
In 1999, John founded IHS Computing, a programming and systems integration services provider for AS/400 and Microsoft mixed environments.
www.ihscomputing.com   (442 words)

 Wired 7.07: Street Cred
They've all played a part in the development of Squeak, an experimental programming and computing environment that may be incubating a new interface for personal computers.
The total state of the Squeak environment - window positions, data in memory, everything - can be dragged from any Squeak-running machine to any other.
You may never see a shrink-wrapped copy of Squeak on computer store shelves, but this doesn't mean that it won't affect you.
www.wired.com /wired/archive/7.07/streetcred.html?pg=14   (394 words)

 IT news and features for the IT industry - Computing
These are the top issues Computing is covering this week.
John Dow says he has ‘a substantial amount of metal in me holding the pelvic bone together’, after he came off his...
Computing talks to Tim Scarfe and Nick Swan from Windsor-based Dot Net Solutions at Microsoft's Mix06 conference in Las Vegas.
www.computing.co.uk   (300 words)

 Arcanum Computing
Arcanum Computing, operated by Nels Anderson (who also operates FlightSim.Com), has been providing great shareware games since the release of Mah Jongg solitaire in 1987.
NOTE: If you have a Pentium computer running faster than 200 MHz Dragons Bane may not run properly (evidence will be an "Error 200" message when you try to run the game).
Arcanum Computing is a member of the Association of Shareware Professionals.
www.flightsim.com /arcanum/arcanum.htm   (796 words)

 Databell Computing : Dragon NaturallySpeaking Speech Recognition software from Scansoft
Databell Computing is a leading independent consultant, providing voice activated solutions across a wide range of applications and requirements.
Established in 1998, Databell Computing has been providing voice dictation solutions and training to individuals and companies alike.
We pride ourselves in providing FREE telephone support for every user who is trained by us, thereby offering a service in which individuals and companies can have confidence.
www.databell.co.uk   (115 words)

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