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Ex. 10 [IEEE Std. Glossary of Comp. Hardware Terminology]

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EXHIBIT 10 IEEE Std 610.10-1994 IEEE Standard Glossary of Computer Hardware Terminology Sponsor Standards Coordinating Committee of the IEEE Computer Society Approved June 14, 1994 IEEE Standards Board Abstract: Terms pertaining to computer hardware are defined. Terms falling under the categories of computer architecture, computer storage, general'hardware concepts, peripherals, and proces- sors and components are included. Keywords: computer, hardware, definition, glossary, terminology This standard is one of a number of information technology dictionaries developed by standards organizations accred- ited by the American National Standards Institute. These dictionaries are developed under the sponsorship of voluntary standards organizations, using a consensus-based process. The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. 345 East 47th Street, New York, NY 10017-2394, USA Copyright © 1995 by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. All rights reserved. Published 1995. Printed in the United States of America. ISBN 1-55937-492-6 No part of this publication may be reproduced in any form, in an electronic retrieval system or otherwise, without the prior written permission of the publisher. IEEE Std 610.10-1994 IEEE STANDARD GLOSSARY OF 3.312 character-at-a-time printer. A printer that prints a single character at a time. Syn: serial printer. Contrast with: line printer; page printer. 3.313 character-based user interface. A user interface in which commands must be expressed in characters entered on a keyboard. Syn: text-based user interface. Contrast with: graphical user interface. 3.324 circuit. (1) An arrangement of interconnected components that has at least one input and one output terminal, and whose purpose is to produce at the output terminals a signal that is a function of the signal at the input terminals. See also: channel; element node; expan- sion board; telecommunication circuit. Syn; network; physical circuit. (2) An arrangement of interconnected electronic components that can perforin specific func- tions upon application of proper voltages and signals. See also: integrated circuit; logic circuit. 3.314 charactron. A CRT display device that incorpo- rates a metallic foil into which characters are embossed. The electron beam is directed to the location of a desired character on the foil and its image focused onto the dis- play surface. 3.325 circuit board. A flat piece of insulating material, often multi-layered, constituted of epoxy-glass or phe- nolic resin, on which electrical components are mounted and interconnected by etched copper foil so patterned as to forn a circuit. Note: Sometimes referred to as a "board" or a "card." See also: printed circuit board. 3.315 charge-coupled device (CCD). A storage device in which individual semiconductor components are con- nected to each other so that the electrical charge at the output of one device provides the input to the next. 3.326 circuit limiter. See: limiter circuit. 3.316 charge-storage tube. See: storage tube display device. 3.327 circulating register. A shift register in which data that are moved out of one end of the register are reen- tered into the other end, as in a closed loop. 3.317 CHDL. Acronym for computer hardware descrip- tion language. See: hardware description language. 3.328 circulating storage. Dynamic storage in the form of a closed loop. Syn: cyclic storage. See also: regenera- tive track.. 3.318 check card. A punch card so formatted as to be suitable for use as a negotiable bank check; for example, a U.S. series Ebond. 3.329 CISC. Acronym computer, for complex-instruction-set 3.319 Chinese binary. See: column binary. 3.330 CIU. Acronym for computer interface unit. 3.320 chip. (1) See: integrated circuit. (2) A small piece of silicon or other semiconductive material on which circuits can be placed. (3) See: chad 3.331 clamping circuit. (1) A circuit used in analog computers to provide automatic hold and reset action electronically for the purpose of switching or supplying repetitive operation. (2) See: limiter circuit 3.321 chip density. The number of transistors imple- mented on a single integrated circuit. 3.332 clear. To replace a variable, register, or other stor- age location with a zero, blank, or null value. See also: initialize; reset. [IEEE Std 610.12-1990a] 3.322 choice device. A logical input device used to make a selection from a set of predefined menu options in a graphics system. A typical physical device is a func- tion keyboard or a set of function kcys. Syn: button device. SIEEE Std 610.6-1991) 3.333 clock. (1) A device that measures and indicates time. See also: master clock; real-time clock; time-of- day clock; timer; wall clock. (2) A device that generates periodic, accurately spaced signals used for such pur- poses as timing, regulation of the operations of a proces- sor, or generation of interrupts. (3) To trigger a circuit to perform an operation, such as to accept data into a register. 3.323 chopper. A mechanical, electrical, or electrome- chanical device that converts direct current into alternat- ing current. Note; As applied to a direct-coupled operational amplifier, it is a modulator used to convert the direct current at the summing junctions to alternat- ing current for amplification and reinsertion as a correct- ing voltage to reduce offset. 3.334 clock pulse. See: clock signal. 3.335 clock register. See: timer. IEEE Std 610.10-1994 IEEE STANDARD GLOSSARY OF puter to fetch an instruction from memory and execute it. (IEEE Std 610.12-1990) rotational speed to input signal. Note: The angle of rota- tion of the shaft with respect to a datum is thus propor- tional to the time integral of the applied signal. 3.1099 instruction word. A word that represents an instruction. See also: very long instruction word. [ANSI X3.138-1988] 3.1109 integrator. A functional unit whose output ana- log variable is the integral of an input analog variable with respect to time, or a variable other than time. See also: incremental integrator, storage integrator. (ANSI X3.138-1988) 3.1100 insulating material. A material that cannot con- duct electricity under normal conditions. Contrast with: conducting material; semiconducting material. 3.1101 insulator. A device made of a material in which electrons or ions cannot be moved easily, hence prevent- ing the flow of electric current. 3.1110 intelligent terminal. A terminal that can send and receive information as well as perform some pro- cessing, such as making decisions or performing calcu- lations, independent of the computer. Contrast with: dumb terminal. Syn: programmable terminal. See also: smart terminal. 3.1102 integrated circuit (IC). (1) A combination of connected circuit elements (such as transistors, diodes, resistors, and capacitors) inseparably associated on or within a continuous substrate. Syn: chip. See also: pro- gram. (2) A solid-state circuit consisting of intercon- nected active and passive semiconductor devices diffused into a single silicon chip. Syn: chip; microcir- cuit. See also: monolithic integrated circuit; very-high- speed integrated circuit. 3.1111 interactive. Pertaining to a system or mode of operation in which each user entry causes a response from the system. [IEEE Std 610,2-1987) 3.1112 interblock gap. An area between two consecu- tive blocks. Syn: record gap. (IEEE Std 610.5-1990] 3.1103 integrated device electronics (IDE). A data- transfer interface in which the control electronics for the disk drive are physically located on the drive itself rather than on an expansion board or drive adapter. Syn:: integrated drive electronics. 3.1113 interface. (1) A shared boundary between two objects such as devices, systems, or networks, across which information is passed. See also: data-transfer interface; user interface, (IEEE Std 610.12-1990a) (2) Hardware or software that provides a point of cominun- ciation between two or more processes, persons, or other physical entities. (IEEE Std 610.7-1995) 3.1104 integrated drive electronics. See: integrated device electronics. 3.1105 integrated injection logic (IIL). A family of cir- cuit logic in which the logic state is defined by current flow rather than by voltage level. 3.1114 interface error. An error condition caused by hardware incompatibility, software incompatibility or other incompabilities between any two items of equip- ment. 3.1106 integrated microprocessor. One or more large scale integration devices so interconnected as to provide all of the functions of a central processing unit within a single LSI circuit. See also: diagonally integrated microprocessor; horizontally integrated microprocessor; vertically integrated microprocessor. Note: This use of the term is deprecated; typically "microprocessor" is used. 3.1115 interlace. (1) To arrange, access, select, or dis- play in an alternating fashion. (2) To refresh a display device using two passes of the writing beam to complete the full display; the first pass draws every other line and the second fills in those skipped. 3.1116 interlaced. Pertaining to a display device in which every other line of pixels is refreshed on each pass. Contrast with: non-interlaced. 3.1107 integrating amplifier. In an analog computer, an operational amplifier that produces an output signal equal to the time integral of a weighted sum of the input signals. 3.1117 interleave. To arrange parts of one sequence of things or events so that they alternate with parts of one or more other sequences of the same nature such that each sequence retains its identity; For example, to assign successive addresses to physically separated stor- age locations in such a way as to reduce access time. 3.1108 integrating motor. In an analog computer, a motor designed to give a constant ratio of output shaft To order IEEE standards... Call 1. 800. 678. IEEE (4333) in the US and Canada. Outside of the US and Canada: 1. 908. 981. 1393 To order by fax: 1. 908. 981.9667 IEEE business hours: 8 a.m. 4:30 p.m. (EST) For on-line access to IEEE standards Information... Via the World Wide Web: Via Telnet, ftp, or gopher: Via a modem: 1. 908. 981. 0035 ISBN 1-55937-492-6 90000 917815501374927" ISBN 1-55937-492-6