Computer, digital .
A computer which processes information represented by combinations of discrete or discontinuous data. It is a computer for performing sequences of arithmetic and logical operations, not only on external data but also on its own internally stored instructions, in contrast to a continuous data, analog computer. It may be designed for specific and/or combination operation, such as asynchronous, automatic, fixed program, and the like. May include handheld computer. Excludes peripheral hardware.
Last modified 06/20/2019