Definition of Information processing system
1. Noun. A machine for performing calculations automatically.
Examples of category: Interconnection, Console, Faceplate, Module, Plotter, Scratchpad, Expansion Slot, Slot, Throughput, Vdu, Visual Display Unit, Data Structure, Alpha Test, Beta Test, Computer Science, Computing, Data Communication, Digital Communication, Data Format, Data Formatting, Format, Formatting, Pass, Outage, Back Up, Compatible, Incompatible, Up
Specialized synonyms: Analog Computer, Analogue Computer, Digital Computer, Home Computer, Client, Guest, Node, Number Cruncher, Pari-mutuel Machine, Totalisator, Totaliser, Totalizator, Totalizer, Predictor, Host, Server, Turing Machine, Internet Site, Site, Web Site, Website
Terms within: Bus, Busbar, Cathode-ray Tube, Crt, C.p.u., Central Processing Unit, Central Processor, Cpu, Mainframe, Processor, Chip, Micro Chip, Microchip, Microprocessor Chip, Silicon Chip, Computer Accessory, Computer Circuit, Data Converter, Disk Cache, Diskette, Floppy, Floppy Disk, Computer Hardware, Hardware, Keyboard, Computer Memory, Computer Storage, Memory, Memory Board, Storage, Store, Monitor, Monitoring Device, Computer Peripheral, Peripheral, Peripheral Device
Generic synonyms: Machine
Group relationships: Platform
Category relationships: Computer Science, Computing
Derivative terms: Compute, Computerise, Computerise, Computerise, Computerize, Computerize, Computerize
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Literary usage of Information processing system
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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"Thus CAS is no longer simply the publisher of an abstracting and indexing journal but a man-machine information-processing system that produces publications ..."
2. Planning for the Fiber Distributed Data Interface by William E. Burr (1995)
"[ISO88023] ISO/IEC 8802-3:1992, information processing system- Local and Metropolitan ... [ISO 10608] ISO/IEC DISP 10608-14, information processing system ..."
3. Catalyzing Inquiry at the Interface of Computing and Biology by John C. Wooley, Herbert Lin (2005)
"However, an interesting question is the extent to which the structure of an information-processing system and the information representations that it uses ..."
4. Educational Reform and Administrative Development: The Cases of Colombia and by E. Mark Hanson (1986)
"Colombia's deficient information-processing system in education was significantly improved in 1970, when the delegados assumed a data gathering and ..."
5. Cognitive Learning Theory and Cane Travel Instruction: A New Paradigm by Richard Mettler (1998)
"... those to create adaptive behaviors would be dissimilar, as are the demands on the information processing system and subsequent response patterns, (p. ..."