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- In computer networks, bandwidth refers to a measurement that reflects available or consumed data communication resources. Read more...
- Interactive voice response (IVR) applications use the barge-in feature to limit (or not in some cases) when a user would be able to put in information into the application. Read more...
- In an automated telephone system, the bargein feature allows users to move rapidly through prompts, interrupting the system to quickly navigate to the next prompt. Read more...
- Base Stylesheet
- The Base Stylesheet describes the default setting for all HTML 4.0 elements in Mosaic Web browsers (Netscape Navigator and Internet Explorer). The Base Stylesheet is used by developers for basic editing in HTML 4.0. Read more...
- In the software release lifecycle, the beta phase of software development is typically the last iteration of the software offered in pre-release, prior to widespread circulation. Read more...
- Biased Questions
- Biased questions are questions that are asked with the intent of eliciting a certain reply from a survey respondent. Read more...
- A bit is a single binary digit. Unlike a single decimal digit representing a value of 0 through 9, a bit holds a value of either 0 or 1. Similarly, while decimal numbers are, implicitly, base 10, binary numbers, which are composed of many bits, are base 2. Read more...
- Bit Rate
- The bit rate defines the data rate, or the number of bits that are either sent or processed per a unit of time. Read more...
- Bit Stuffing
- In telecommunications, bit stuffing is the insertion of data bits that do not carry information. Bit stuffing is a practice utilized in data transmission and serves various purposes, including synchronizing bit streams that have dissimilar bit rates, or to fill buffers or frames. Read more...
- The block element is a form item. Read more...
- Boolean Built-in Grammar
- Boolean built-in grammar inputs include affirmative and negative phrases appropriate to the current language. Read more...
- In computing, booting refers to the set of operations performed by a software system at the point at which the physical device is turned on. Read more...
- The break tag in a VoiceXML application instructs the TTS engine to insert a pause into synthesized text, with the length of the pause being a user-specified time value determined either in milliseconds or as a predetermined size value. Read more...
- A bug, or a software bug, is a term that describes an error, failure, mistake, or flaw in either a computer program or software system. Read more...