This Companion Volume to our Dictionary of Computer and Internet Terms (Vol.2) - Dictionary of Computer Acronyms and Abbreviations, has 4,300 terms. It also includes a section on file name extensions with 38,000 entries showing the most commonly used extensions and their association with various software systems. Volume 1 contains over 32,000 terms that are specific to Computers and the Internet. Each term includes a definition / description. With more than 750 pages, this dictionary is one of the most comprehensive resources available. Terms relate to applications, commands, functions, operating systems, image processing and networking. No other dictionary of computing terms even comes close to the breadth of this one. It is designed to be used by everyone from the novice seeking the most basic information ... to the mainframe systems programmer and MIS professional looking for sophisticated and hard-to-find information that's not available in most reference books. It's all here in one indispensable reference source. • artificial intelligence. • computer-integrated manufacturing • data communication • databases • distributed data processing • fiber optics • fundamental terms • local area networks • multimedia • office automation • open systems interconnection • peripheral equipment • personal computing • processing units • programming • system development • text processing This dictionary is ideal not only for students of computing but for those studying the related fields of Information Technology, mathematics, physics, media communications, electronic engineering, and natural sciences.