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BCS Glossary of Computing and ICT 13th edition by BCS Academy Glossary Working Party

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E1 ACRONYMS AND ABBREVIATIONS

Where a page number is given, it indicates where additional information can be found. Brackets are used to indicate the context in which the acronym or abbreviation may be met.

ACC   accumulator
ACIA   asynchronous communications interface adapter
ACK   acknowledgement signal
ACM   Association for Computing Machinery
A-to-D   analog-to-digital
A/D   analog-to-digital
ADC   analog-to-digital converter
ADC/MPS   analog-to-digital/microprocessor system
ADSL   asymmetric digital subscriber line
ADSR   attack, decay, sustain, release (sound)
AES   Advanced Encryption Standard
AFIPS   American Federation of Information Processing Societies
AI   artificial intelligence
ALGOL   ALGOrithmic Language ...

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