ISO/IEC 2382


James Kuyper

Definitions extracted from usenet postings containing "IEC 2382"

Output (as data) is ``data that an information processing
system, or any of its parts, transfers outside of that system or
part'' (ISO/IEC 2382-1 01.01.33). Output (as process) is ``the
process by which an information processing system, or any of its
parts, transfers data outside of that system or part'' (ISO/IEC
2382-1 01.01.34).

pseudo-random number sequence: ``a sequence of numbers that has been
determined by some defined arithmetic process but is effectively a
random number sequence for the purpose for which it is required.''

Pertaining to a technique or a programming language that supports
objects, classes, and inheritance.
ISO/IEC 2382-15, Information technology

system maintenance: The modification of a system to correct faults, to
improve performance, or to adapt the system to a changed environment or
changed requirements. From ISO/IEC 2382 Part 20

Information: Knowledge that within a certain context has a particular
Data: A representation of information in a formalized manner suitable
for communication, interpretation or processing.

Schema: Complete description of the structure of a database pertaining
to a specific level of consideration.
Database schema: A set of schemas for each of the various levels of

External level: User-oriented representation of information.
Internal level: Representation of information within a physical
Logical level: Data abstract from physical implementation.
Physical level: Physical representation of data structures and mappings
to storage.

Data type: A set of discrete data units sharing a common representation
and operations along with their associated operations.
Field type: A data type considered elementary within a given context.

byte: "A string that consists of a number of bits, treated as a unit,
and usually representing a character or a part of a character."

A functional unit that receives services from a server.

port (of a network)
A functional unit through which data can enter or leave a network.

An association established between functional units for data transmission.

A value that identifies a location.

Viewed subjects down to "The Fact of relational algebra".

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