Asynchronous


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Asynchronous

1. In computing, describing a process that occurs independently of other processes.

2. In telecommunications, describing two signals within a network or between two networks that are sent at different times.

3. More generally, describing two or more events that occur at a different time or something that occurs at the wrong time.
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This could cause complications if an instructor decides to leave the university Developing an entire course for asynchronous delivery is a significant time investment.
Dubbed CNU ONLINE, this asynchronous program allows students to access their classes via the Internet, download assignments to be completed offline, then reenter the system to turn in their work.
Paradigms for online learning: A case study in the design and implementation of an Asynchronous learning networks (ALN) course.
Key words: asynchronous motor, static frequency converter, digital tachymeter, serial communication, pro-drive program
There have been recent attempts to go beyond the mere description of the messages in forums of asynchronous communication, conceiving them as an opportunity to promote knowledge and learning.
For asynchronous replication, the intelligent switch sends a copy of all write-I/Os to the replication application.
Synchronous and asynchronous motors are available as integrated motors.
Work has begun at the Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards (OASIS) on specifications for asynchronous web services communications.
By listening carefully to our large installed base of Carbon Copy for DOS users, we learned that they want better integration of the asynchronous and LAN set-up procedures," said Bill Andrews, Microcom vice president of sales and marketing communications.
64-Mbit Low-Power SRAM and 3- and 6-Mbit Fast Asynchronous SRAMs Demonstrate Best-in-Class Technology and Breadth of Offerings
Some specific topics discussed are high-level synthesis of timed asynchronous circuits, a multiplexor-based test method for self-timed circuits, continuous-time digital signal processors, and controlling event spacing in self-timed rings.