American Standard Code for Information Interchange

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Synonyms for American Standard Code for Information Interchange

(computer science) a code for information exchange between computers made by different companies

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Unlike a typewriter, in which a single key uniquely specifies each letter, the ASCII code uses multiple bits to determine a letter: it is an example of what computer scientists call a distributed code.
3--Insert the ASCII code of all records into a matrix called ASCII Code matrix, Ma.
periods such as the invention of the alphabet to the development of ASCII code for electronic communications.
The coded data are input in the ASCII code, in one or several initial file(s) by using a conventional text editor.
Nearly all loggers come with software that can translate data into ASCII code, which separates decimal numbers by commas and data for each measuring time is separated by a new line character.
Since the [Lambda] key has been omitted from most key boards, you must click the special character button, and enter the ASCII code for the character.
The ASCII code was designed by the American Standards Institute (ANSI) for the binary representation or encoding of nonbinary information.
Although we have given the decimal equivalents for the ASCII code used to represent letters and characters, the codes are, of course, stored as binary numbers.
The text could be acquired in ASCII code, which is compact.
Also, the ASCII code can be used to automatically index the document being stored.