Dictionary Of Computer Terms

Welcome to the Dictionary of Computer Terms (DCT)

The DCT is an attempt to keep track of the various terms, jargon, and colloquialisms used throughout the bioinformatics and computing community.
It came about due to my frequent confusion by the use of terms that authors assume the reader will be familiar with, but due to my lack of formal CS education I had never heard of.
Whenever I come across a new term and find out the meaning, it will be added to the DCT. Hopefully this will mean I don't have to re-research terms every time I see them, as the explanation will already be here.

DCT Sections

General Programming

Core Concepts


Python Functions


R Functions


Scripting, Commands

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