Derived from the words “Bogus” and “Mips”, BogoMips, when used in the context of the Linux operating system, is a unit of measurement that indicates how fast the computer processor runs. BogoMips is not a scientific unit of measure, but rather an indication. The program that provides the BogoMips measurement was written by Linus Torvalds and is built into some versions of Linux. BogoMips may also be seen written as bogoMIPS.
The name of an online eBay alternative marketplace that aims to make selling online easy for its users, and to offer unique items to buyers. The site offers sellers an easy-to-use listing process, eBay and other marketplace item importers, real-time chat options for conducting sales, and an online image tool for uploading and manipulating product […]
- Boolean expression
An expression that results in a value of either TRUE or FALSE. For example, the expression 2 < 5 (2 is less than 5) is a Boolean expression because the result is TRUE. All expressions that contain relational operators , such as the less than sign (
- Boolean Logic
(bool´ē-&n loj´ik) (n.) Named after the nineteenth-century mathematician George Boole, Boolean logic is a form of algebra in which all values are reduced to either TRUE or FALSE. Boolean logic is especially important for computer science because it fits nicely with the binary numbering system, in which each bit has a value of either 1 […]
- Boolean Operator
There are five Boolean operators that can be used to manipulate TRUE/FALSE values. These operators have the following meanings, where x and y represent values of TRUE or FALSE. The OR operator is often called an inclusive OR, whereas XOR is an exclusive OR. Boolean operators are used widely in programming and also in forming […]
- Boolean Search
A type of search allowing users to combine keywords with operators such as AND, NOT and OR to further produce more relevant results. For example, a Boolean search could be “hotel” AND “New York”. This would limit the search results to only those documents containing the two keywords.