A feature found in many network cards that that support both Ethernet and Fast Ethernet. The feature enables the network card to to automatically detect and support the speed of a a local network by querying other network cards and switches to determine what the network speed and duplex state should be. Autosensing is also used by a number of devices, including hubs and switches. Autosense may also be called auto-detect.
Refers to a monitor’s ability to automatically adjust the raster (the rectangular area being displayed) depending on the resolution of signals being received. For each different resolution (e.g., VGA, SVGA, etc.) the monitor needs to readjust the raster so that it fits within the physical dimensions of the display screen and maintains the aspect ratio […]
The process of converting a bit-mapped image (or raster image) into a vector image. In a bit-mapped image, each object is represented by a pattern of dots, while in a vector image every object is defined geometrically. Most autotracing packages read files in a variety of bit-mapped formats (PCX and TIFF are the most common) […]
(1) A virtual representation of the player in a game. (2) A common name for the superuser account on UNIX systems. The other common name is root.
- average page depth
In Google Analytics, it is the average number of pages on a site that visitors view during a single session.
An interpreted programming language that is included in most versions of UNIX. The name is derived from the initials of its creators — Alfred Aho, Peter Weinberger, and Brian Kernighan — who developed the language in 1977 and 1978. The language is particularly designed for filtering and manipulating textual data. In this respect, it is […]