(JANET) The wide area network which links UK academic and research institutes. JANET is controlled by the Joint Network Team (JNT) and Network Executive (NE). It is an internet (a large number of interconnected sub-networks) that provides connectivity within the community as well as access to external services and other communities. The hub is the JANET subnetwork, a private X.25 packet-switched network that interconnects over 100 sites. At the majority of sites, local area networks (LANs) are connected to JANET allowing off-site access for the computers and terminals connected to these networks. The Coloured Book protocol architecture is used to support interactive terminal access to computers (for both character terminals and screen terminals), inter-host file transfers, electronic mail and remote batch job submission.
See also JIPS, SuperJanet.
noun 1. a bank account in the names of two or more persons or parties and subject to withdrawals by each. noun 1. a bank account registered in the name of two or more persons, any of whom may make deposits and withdrawals
noun, Insurance. 1. an annuity payable until the death of the last of two or more designated persons, though sometimes with reduced amounts after the first such person dies.
noun 1. one of a pair of bars used to join two rails longitudinally.
- Joint bi-level image experts group
algorithm (JBIG) An experts group of ISO, IEC and ITU-T (JTC1/SC2/WG9 and SGVIII) working to define a compression standard for lossless image coding. Their proposed algorithm features compatible progressive coding and sequential coding and is lossless – the image is unaltered after compression and decompression. JBIG can handle images with from one to 255 bits […]