Document Management Software Terms & Definitions

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24-BIT COLOR

Same as true-color image. Generally refers to 24-bit or better images. In 24 bit color, each pixel has 24 bits assigned to it, representing 16.7 million colors. 8-bits - or one byte - is assigned to each of the red, green, and blue components of a pixel.

24-BIT IMAGE

A digital image that can include as many as 16.7 million possible colors. Twenty-four bits are allocated for the storage of each pixel.

8-BIT COLOR/GRAY SCALE

In 8-bit color, each pixel has eight bits assigned to it, providing 256 colors or shades of gray, as in a grayscale image.

8-BIT IMAGE

A digital image that can include as many as 256 possible colors. Eight bits are allocated for the storage of each pixel.

ABA

American Bankers Association.

ABC INVENTORY SYSTEM

Inventory system that classifies items into categories based on sales or profits generated for each category for a specified period.

ABEND

ABnormal END. A condition that occurs when the computer is presented with instructions or data it cannot recognize. Also called Crash or bomb.

ABLATE

To remove. Refers to the formation of laser readable "pits" in the recording layer of optical disks. Also referred to as ablative.

ABORT

To interrupt and halt the execution of a computer program.

ABSTRACT SYNTAX

A description of a data structure that is independent of machine-oriented structures and encodings. See Transfer Syntax.

ACCELERATOR

A device or software designed to speed up operations, such as refreshing a screen image. Many PC SVGA graphics boards come furnished with accelerator chips. There are also auxiliary boards (commonly called pass-through boards) that will boost the speed of regular VGA boards.

ACCEPT RATE

The percentage of characters an OCR recognizes (either correctly or incorrectly) from the total number of characters in the documents.

ACCESS

The reading or writing of data. To gain entry to data. Most commonly used in connection with information access via a user ID and qualified by an indication as to the kinds of access that are permitted. For example, read-only access means that the contents of the file may be read but not altered or erased. To retrieve information from memory.

ACCESS CONTROL LIST

A list of the services available on a server, each with a list of the hosts permitted to use the service.

ACCESS METHODS

Software routines that are part of the operating system or network control programs that perform actual storing and receiving of data; includes tape, disk and communications access methods.

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