Questions for the Exam

Chapter 2 – Computer Hardware – Jia
docking station
Internet appliance
semiconductor (it says, “a device that packs hundreds of transistors into a single integrated circuit on a tiny silicon chip”)
terminal (it says “combination keyboard and screen that transfers information to and from a mainframe computer.”)
supercomputer/workstation/mainframe computer

Chapter 3 – Storage DevicesĀ  / Media – Jia
magnetic tape
tape drive

Chapter 4 – Software / Intellectual Property – Jia, Gaius
.NET
agents
copyrighted software
documentation
patent (it says, “a type of law that protects mechanical inventions.”)

Chapter 5 – Productivity – Jia, Campbell, Gaius
Project Management
Spreadsheets, Modeling and Simulation
agents
automatic footnoting
bot
feedback loop
source document
spelling checker (batch or interactive)
tax preparation software

Chapter 6 – Media / Publishing – Jia
point size
morph
PostScript
page-description language

Chapter 7 – Database stuff – TaiSheng, Gaius, Kevin
distributed database
object-oriented database
real time

Chapter 8 – Network stuff- TaiSheng, Amy, Campbell, Jia
bridges
Ethernet
network license
network operating system (NOS)
newsgroups
remote access
routers
TCP/IP
terminal emulation software

Chapter 9 – Internet – Jia
application server
application service provider (ASP)

Chapter 10 – Security – Jia
autonomous systems

Chapter 12 – Information Systems in Business – Jia

action document
critical path method (CPM)

Chapter 14 – Systems Design and Development – Jia
computer-aided systems engineering (CASE)
data dictionary
end-user development
information system
prototyping

Chapter 15 – Artificial Intelligence – Jia
heuristic (it says “a rule of thumb”)

Social Issues – Vivek
Psychological and physical considerations
Digital policing
Government control and use of information
Military
Personal and public communications
project management and Project

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