ICT (AS)

Key words for ICT AS exam - 25th May 2012

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Knowledge

Knowledge is derived from information by applying rules to it.

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Data

Data is raw facts and figures.

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Information

Data that has been processed.

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Hyperlink

Takes you to another slide/webpage.

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Frame

Allows a slideshow to be presented in multiple ways.

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Verification

Used to see if the data being entered is correct.

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Validation

Ensures that the data is sensible and reasonable.

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Template

Allows you to keep the same layout throughout the slideshow/letter, etc.

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Stylesheet

Set of instructions used by webpages to define layout (CSS).

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Mail Merge

Create letters by using data from a database (quicker).

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Intranet

A private network linked together with wires/cables.

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Boolean

A binary variable having 2 possibilities, e.g. Yes/No OR True/False.

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Medical Expert System

Provides medical assistance by using artificial software, e.g. MRI, CAT SCAN.

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Accurate Data

Data that has no errors/mistakes.

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Statistics

A collection of data that has been analysed.

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Graph

A diagram showing the relation between 2 variables.

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LAN/WAN

Local Area Network and Wide Area Network.

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Animated Transitions

Help to keep the powerpoint look smooth (effect) and not discontinuous, e.g. Fade between 2 slides.

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Import/Export

Move data to different places on a computer system e.g. files, folders, etc.

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Query

Allows user to find the desired data.

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Report

Provides the right data to the right people in an easier/more understandable way.

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Simulation Modelling

An imitation of a system or phenomenom using computer software.

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NICE :)

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