Software that is used by spammers to send out automated spam e-mail. Spamware packages may also include an e-mail harvesting tool.
- spanning tree protocol
Abbreviated STP, a link management protocol that is part of the IEEE 802.1 standard for media access control bridges. Using the spanning tree algorithm, STP provides path redundancy while preventing undesirable loops in a network that are created by multiple active paths between stations. Loops occur when there are alternate routes between hosts. To establish […]
- spatial compression
A compression algorithm applied to a single frame of video independently, where the video image is compressed much like a JPEG image would be compressed.
- Spatial Data
Also known as geospatial data or geographic information it is the data or information that identifies the geographic location of features and boundaries on Earth, such as natural or constructed features, oceans, and more. Spatial data is usually stored as coordinates and topology, and is data that can be mapped. Spatial data is often accessed, […]
- spatial modeling
Analytical procedures applied with GIS. It is the set of procedures that simulates real-world conditions within a GIS using the spatial relationships of geographic features.
In video and computer games spawn is the reforming or appearance of a player somewhere in the game level. In FPS games, when a character is fragged the game is not over, but rather the character spawns in one of several set locations in the map and continues playing. Usually when a character spawns after […]