A field of computer science covering digital images – images that can be stored on a computer, particularly bit-mapped images. Computer imaging is a wide field that includes digital photography, scanning, and composition and manipulation of bit-mapped graphics.
Computer imaging is often called digital imaging.
- computer literacy
The level of expertise and familiarity someone has with computers. Computer literacy generally refers to the ability to use applications rather than to program. Individuals who are very computer literate are sometimes called power users.
- computer ontology
In relation to computer science, ontology refers to computer-based resources that represent agreed domain semantics An ontology consists of relatively generic knowledge that can be reused by different kinds of applications or tasks. [Adapted from Data modelling versus Ontology engineering (PDF)]
- computer rack
A computer rack (commonly called a rack) is a metal frame used to hold various hardware devices such as servers, hard disk drives, modems and other electronic equipment. Some may refer to a rack as “LAN or network furniture” as resembles a shelving structure where components can be attached vertically, stacked on top of one […]
- Computer Science
The study of computers, including both hardware and software design. Computer science is composed of many broad disciplines, including artificial intelligence and software engineering. Most universities now offer bachelor, master, and doctorate degrees in computer science.
- Computer System
A complete, working computer. Computer systems will include the computer along with any software and peripheral devices that are necessary to make the computer function. Every computer system, for example, requires an operating system.