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computer program

a set of instructions set out in a clear and logical sequence which tells a processor within a COMPUTER how to perform a particular task. Computer programs are often written in ‘high-level’ program languages like BASIC (beginners all-purpose symbolic instruction code) or COBOL (common business-orientated language), but must then be converted into MACHINE CODE for use in a computer.
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The Cognitive Tutor Algebra software program was part of a systemwide, data-based enhancement of the county's curriculum under the leadership of BCPS Superintendent Dr.
Software designers have provided an encoding process that allows a computer or AAC user to type (input) a series of letters that automatically prompt the software program to insert expanded text to complete a word or sentence (Anson, 1997).
There's not a lot of difference between building a bridge and a software program.
If the family already owns the keyboard and computer, the only investment will be in the software program, the connecting cables and perhaps additional MIDI repertoire files.
The software program enables HIPPY to maintain an up-to-the-minute flow of information that can be used to make more accurate and faster program decisions, and meet accountability requirements of funders plans to other communities.
In essence, only a well-informed user would be likely to locate the rule in either software program.
In addition, a number of software programs on the market can scan email, identifying any viruses contained in attachments.
The alleged attack of the 38Yes Campaign Web site was not an intentional act of someone trying to cripple the campaign, but rather a teacher or staff member installing a software program that would allow the Web site to be downloaded for educational purposes,'' the high school district said in a written statement released Friday.
A software program automated this "minimization" process.
His computer is loaded with software programs like Microsoft Office Suite, FaxWorks, Sidekick (a personal information manager for scheduling), Netscape Navigator and several investment management software titles.
Kegelmeyer's software program searches for this trouble spot on the mammogram and then alerts the radiologist.
The regulation clarifies that a trademark or trade name, ancillary to the ownership or use of a specific software program in the taxpayer's business and not acquired for the purpose of marketing the computer software, is included in the definition of computer software and is not included in the definition of a trade name or trademark that would be required to be amortized over 15 years under Sec.

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