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Computer Interfaces

Scope Note: 
Connecting links between computers, between computers and peripheral equipment, or between computers and users -- hardware interfaces include plugs, sockets, and wires that carry electrical signals, software interfaces are the languages, codes, and messages used by programs to communicate with each other, and user interfaces are keyboards, mice, joy sticks, light pens, command languages, menus, display screens, and other devices used for interactive communication between users and computers
Category: Information/Communications Systems
Use this term instead of
User Friendly Interface (2004)
Related Terms
Client Server Architecture
Computer Networks
Computer Peripherals
Computer Software
Computer System Design
Data Processing
Gateway Systems
Man Machine Systems
Navigation (Information Systems)
Technical Support
Web Browsers
Added to ERIC: 11/29/1994