Random Access

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Random Access

In computer systems, the ability to access any point of a sequence in an equal amount of time. Random access contrasts with sequential access, in which different points in a sequence take varying amounts of time to access. Random access is also called direct access.
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Direct access mandates, however, have been found to be unrelated to breast and cervical cancer screenings (Baker and Chan 2007).
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