Short for Card Edge Low Profile, the socket into which COAST circuit boards are plugged.
Short for crossover error rate, another name for equal error rate.
Pronounced sern. Short for Conseil Europeen pour le Recherche Nucleaire (European Laboratory for Particle Physics), a research laboratory headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, and funded by many different countries. While most work deals with nuclear physics, the CERN is known for Tim Berners-Lee’s pioneering work in developing the World Wide Web portion of the Internet.
Short for the Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Center. CERT was started in December 1988 by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, which was part of the U.S. Department of Defense, after the Morris Worm disabled about 10% of all computers connected to the Internet. CERT/CC is located at the Software Engineering Institute, a federally […]
CE-ATA is a derivative of the ATA storage specification for CE (consumer electronics) equipment. The CE-ATA design is smaller and more power efficient than current technologies, making it a better choice for devices like portable audio players, handhelds, and mobile phones. From an industry perspective the benefits of CE-ATA are many. The CE-ATA standard is […]
- Cubic Feet Per Minute (CFM)
Short for cubic feet per minute, a measurement of the velocity at which air flows into or out of a space. The CFM measurement often is used in reference to a computer��s cooling system, and more typically in reference to an air-cooling system that is supporting overclocking.