CS 202 Exam 2

Vector graphic software application
Adobe Illustrator
Game console relies on fast _______ to handle the lively animations in a video game.
microprocessor
When you digitize a sound wave, you measure and record its amplitude at regular time intervals called
sampling rate
Most popular way to access podcasts on the web is through
iTunes software
___ is a web-based music service and player that builds a streaming “radio station” around the listener’s musical tastes.
Pandora
Digitized sound can be ___ for secure communications.
encrypted
Popular satellite radio service in the U.S. is ___
Sirius XM.
Companies such as ___ have connected with libraries to digitize millions of books.
google
Digital voice recorder receives sound through a
microphone
Online newspapers can be delivered in real-time through ___ to news readers.
RSS
Adding surround sound to a virtual, interactive experience is distracting and unrealistic.
FALSE
Both digital photography and digital video are used in a variety of research areas.
TRUE
Digital photography creates digital graphics through the manipulation of shapes.
TRUE
Computer-aided design software can turn designs on the computer into blueprint specification for manufacturing.
TRUE
Virtual reality’s primary market is education
FALSE
Digital media includes both visual and audio output.
TRUE
Digital photography and digital photo editing are sometimes referred to collectively as digital imaging
TRUE
Process of capturing the value of a sound wave at regular intervals, typically thousands of times per second, to store sound and music digitally:
sampling
Was developed to replace .gif on the web, this file format supports more colors than .gif, is not patened and licensed as .gif is, and employs lossless compression for higher-quality images:
.png (portable network graphics)
For RGB, typically three bytes are used: one each for R, G, B. This provides for more than
16 million total possible colors.
Reality displays computer-generated information over objects viewed in real time and space:
augmented reality.
Animation and video are stored in the computer as a series of images called frames. When shown in quick succession, the frames created the illusion of movement. Television uses a rate of
30 frames per second (fps). Video: 24 fps.
Most e-commerce actually occurs between businesses and is called
the B2B model.
Online shopping sites track items that you select using:
cookies
Craiglist is a popular
C2C web site.
Web sites such as NexTag and PriceGrabber are called_____because they collect and organize date from other Web sites and transmit it to consumers.
aggregate sites
When you make purchases over the internet, you are engaging in:
e-commerce
Many mobile apps are written by ___ to sell through app stores.
third-party programmers
Google drive is an example of ____ which runs software directly from the internet.
ASPs provides software-based services over the internet.
SaaS
__ provides software-based services over the internet.
ASPs
You can access web apps from any device with a ___
browser and internet connection
Applications that help you complete specific tasks are called
productivity applications.
Technique where you create a sequence of bitmap images with one or more objects changed slightly between each image:
in-betweening
Entertainment media where animation is done ahead of time and then incorporated into the finished product
films
Software used to create animated graphics in SWF format:
Adobe Flash
A 3-D object composed of individual lines, used in animation
wireframe
Create synthesized music files:
MIDI
Type of game console used by doctors to practice their fine motor skills
OLED
Technology often used in head-mounted displays to display the game and respond to motion:
force feedback
Kits that contain tools for creating drawings, game-playing interfaces, and multiplayer control:
software development kit (SDK)
Technology used in game controllers that lets users feel resistance in response to their actions:
motion-sensitive
A virtual word with a currency system that has an official market-driven exchange rate:
Second Life
Type of compression used in JPEG files where some of the original file data is discarded:
lossy
Type of graphic image where colors are assigned to individual screen pixels:
bitmap
Software used by architects, scientists, designers, and engineers to create technical drawings:
CAD
Type of graphic image based on simple objects that can be group and layered:
vector
Device that converts a printed document into a bitmap file and assigns colors to each cell:
scanner
Method used in editing video, using separate tracks for video and sound:
timeline
A series of image frames displayed quickly enough for us to perceive them as continuous motion:
digital video
Popular presentation software that includes a video player:
powerpoint
Technology that transfers only a segment of a video file at a time from the web to your computer:
streaming video
C2C web sites typically use this to connect buyers with sellers and still protect everybody’s privacy:
email forwarding
A standard protocol for securing credit card transactions over the internet:
SET
Occurs when you click a pop-up or banner advertisement on a web sit and go to the advertiser’s web:
click-through
e-commerce sites sells this to generate income:
advertising
e-commerce model where businesses provide goods and services to individuals:
B2C
Head-mounted displays after use organic light emitting diode, or ___ technology
OLED
Smartphones often come with scaled-down versions of games such as ___ to introduce games to users
SDKs
To watch video on a computer, you need special hardware plus software known as
media player
The moving pictures experts group (MPEG) is a popular____
codec standard
Graphics that help a viewer known when one scene ends and another begins are called
transitions
A host site that provides Microsoft office web apps and cloud storage:
One Drive
Web apps that help you accomplish specific tasks such as creating a document or presentation:
productivity apps
Includes support for creating and displaying animation and is being used by Apple on its iPhone, iPad and others:
HTML 5
One way to create a solid 3-D image is to apply highlights and shadows to a wireframe drawing in a process called:
rendering
Because they are bitmap images, ___ are larger than most animations created in Adobe Flash.
GIF files
A wiki is an example of:
collaborative
An organization that coordinated Internet addresses and domain names around the world:
ICANN
Every domain name ends with an extension that indicated its:
top-level domain
Every domain name and its corresponding IP address are entered into a world-wide database called:
Domain Name System
Gathers and organized Web content, and may automatically downloads updates to subscribers:
Content aggregator
A way to display data from a web database by creating Web pages on demand:
dynamic Web publishing
A type of helper application that Web sites programmed in HTML 5 do not need or support:
plug-ins
Pieces of code that control how a document is displayed on a Web page:
HTML tags
Displaying data from a Web database by converting a database report into an HTML document that a browser can display:
static web publishing
Client-side and server-side are types of___.
scripts
HTML 5 does not support modern Web media:
FALSE
Accessing a web database requires a browser to run software to access the database, but it does not require a special type of database.
TRUE
The trend is for mobile browsers and web sites to rely on the use of plug-ins such as Flash even more heavily in the future:
FALSE
Displaying data from a web database by creating web pages on demand, retrieving the most current date, is called static Web publishing:
FALSE
Servers that host part of the Domain Name system are called
domain name servers and DNS servers
The world-wide database of domain names and corresponding IP addresses is called
the Domain Name System
Some sites on the Internet have the same IP address
TRUE
Sites that let you can access your e-mail account from public computers like the ones in the library are called file-sharing sites:
FALSE
The .mobi TLD is used by sites that are optimized for mobile devices:
FALSE
Secure web sites often use a _____ which verifies the identity of a person or an organization.
digital certificate
Creating the appearance of motion by displaying a sequence of still images is called
animation
The process of temporality scrambling data so it is not readable is called
encryption
All of the fields for a single database entity:
record
A data entry tool you use to input data into database:.
form
A data retrieval tool that finds specified data within a database:
Query.
Advertisement that is typically embedded at the top of a web page:
Banner ad.
Graphics that use math formulas instead of pixels and maintain the same quality on all screens:
vector.
Software that you need to download, such as an add-on, plug-in, or a player:
helper application.
Series of program instructions embedded directly into HTML code for a web page; used to make a web page interactive:
script
Consists of discarded computers, cell phones, televisions, stereos, and the electronics from automobiles and appliances:
E-waste
Logo indicated that a product was built using energy-efficient systems and reduced hazardous materials:
energy star
Computing is designing, manufacturing, using, and disposing of electronic products in ways that are friendly to both people and the environment
green
is a tiny special-purpose computer included as a component in a larger product
A embedded computer
When you use wireless mobile devices to make retail purchases you are engaging in:
m-commerce.
You can buy and sell stocks and bonds without using a broker:
online investing
You can view or listen to online content at any time rather than according to a set schedule:
on-demand media
Online education, the instructor holds a class that students attend virtually and at the same time.
Synchronous
The computer network a business uses to let employee communicate with customers, vendors, and other employees:
enterprise computing
A companys computers monitor assembly lines and equipment with
machine-to-machine communications
An arrangement that employees who need flexible work schedules use to work from home:
telecommuting
Companies streamline production and perform tasks too dangerous or monotonous for humans using
computer-aided manufacturing.
Type of AI application that performs cycles of tasks and learns from each cycle is
computational intelligence.
Type of AI that computers can use to generate and understand human speech:
natural language
Computer-simulated, 3-D environment that you can explore and manipulate:
virtual reality
Type of AI application that takes advantages of a computers ability to use logic:
conventional AI
The area of AI that focuses on practical uses for macines that can move automatically:
robotics
Computers and home electronics that draw power even when they are turned off are:
vampire devices
Someone who repairs computer equipment so it can be sold or distributed to others:
refurbisher
Providing and storing info. Electronically instead of on paper:
paperless society
When people make new objects from computer parts, they are practicing a form of recycling:
creative reuse
Provides access to employment openings and offers services such as advice on writing resumes and giving interviews:
job-search site
Hypertext version of your resume that includes links to sample of your work:
web portfolio
Readers develop and refine news reports by commenting on them and posting contributions:
hybrid web sites
Consumers read product descriptions and reviews and compare features and prices of similar products:
etail web sites.
Set up computer equipment for other employees:
IT Department
Write programming code:
software developer
Present hardware and software that meets a buyer needs:
computer seller
Assemble computer parts:
manufacturer
Trend where telecommuters often take their own computing devices when they go into the office:
BYOD
Trend where doctors and nurses typically use smartphones and tablets to access electronic patient records:
mHealth
Type of manufacturing where workers use computers on the shop floor to order parts from the warehouse to assemble a custom product:
CAM
System where instructors set up web-based training sites for students to check their progress in a course and take practice tests:
LMS
Type of communication where a company’s computers can monitor assembly lines and equipment to keep system running safely and efficiently:
M2M