• Guest, The rules for the P & N subforum have been updated to prohibit "ad hominem" or personal attacks against other posters. See the full details in the post "Politics and News Rules & Guidelines."

computer acronyms

toph99

Diamond Member
Aug 25, 2000
5,505
0
0
i have an assignment i have to do right now, and it has to do with finding the meaning of acronyms. most of these i know, but i'm having trouble with a few. if anyone knows them i'd greatly appreciate it :)

6. CCNA
11. AVI
12. CMOS
17. CGI
21. ASCII
22. WYSIWYG
26. ISDN
29. MIDI
32. BASIC
33. MODEM
34. EPROM
35. AIF
36. BMP
38. JPEG
39. MPEG
40. ANSI
 

Demon-Xanth

Lifer
Feb 15, 2000
20,551
2
81
11: Audio Visual Interchange?
12: Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor
17: Computer Generated Images
21: American Standard Character Information Interchange
22: What You See is What You Get
26: Integrated Services Digital Network
29: Musical Instrument Digital Interface
32: Beginners... (dunno the rest)
33: MODulator-DEModulator
34: Erasable Programable Read Only Memory
35: Audio Interchage Format?
36: BitMaP
38: Joint Picure Entertainment Group?
39: Motion Picture Entertainment Group?
40: American National Standard Interface
 

perry

Diamond Member
Apr 7, 2000
4,018
1
0
6. CCNA - Certified Cisco Network Associate
11. AVI - not sure
12. CMOS - Complementary Metal-Oxide Semiconductor
17. CGI - Common Gateway Interface
21. ASCII - American Standard Code for Information Interchange
22. WYSIWYG - What you see is what you get
26. ISDN - Integrated Services Digital Network
29. MIDI - Musical Instrument Digital Interface
32. BASIC - Beginner's All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code
33. MODEM - Modulate Demodulate
34. EPROM - Electronically Programmable Read Only Memory
35. AIF - Audio Interchange File Format, really AIFF, AIF is for the 8.3 naming convention
36. BMP - something about Bitmapped
38. JPEG - Joint Photographic Experts Group
39. MPEG - Moving Picture Experts Group
40. ANSI - American National Standards Institute

edit: I found most of them here.
 

Napalm381

Platinum Member
Oct 10, 1999
2,724
0
0
Whatis.com has all the acronyms you'll need.

6. An AVI (Audio Video Interleaved) file is a sound and motion picture file that conforms to the Microsoft Windows Resource Interchange File Format (RIFF) specification.
 

Wangel

Banned
Mar 30, 2000
1,491
0
0
I had this same assignment years ago in my computer 101 class. I wish I was as clever as you and was able to get others to do my work. Good job!
 

perry

Diamond Member
Apr 7, 2000
4,018
1
0
Heh. Yea, took me about 2 minutes on Ask Jeeves to figure out what site I should be looking at, another few minutes to copy and paste the answers. Gets me away from writing my stinkin essay (anyone wanna do that? ;))
 

toph99

Diamond Member
Aug 25, 2000
5,505
0
0
thanx a bunch guys :) now i just have to email this to the rest of the class, hehe
 

Vegito

Diamond Member
Oct 16, 1999
8,329
0
0
Lets try the old school acronyms

INC
THG
THB
CFGC
ANSI
ICE
PITS
TDT
TRSI

:)
 

ASK THE COMMUNITY