Friday, April 27, 2007

Information Technology

Information technology (IT), is the study, design, development, implementation, support or administration of computer-based information systems, particularly software applications and computer hardware.In short, IT deals with the use of electronic computers and computer software to transfer, store, protect, process, transmit and get back information, securely.

In this definition, the term "information" can frequently be replaced by "data" without loss of meaning. Recently it has become popular to widen the term to explicitly consist of the field of electronic communication so that people tend to use the abbreviation ICT (Information and Communication Technology). Strictly speaking, this name contains some redundancy.

Today, the term Information Technology has distended to encompass many aspects of computing and technology, and the term is more identifiable than ever before. The Information Technology umbrella can be quite large, covering many fields. IT professionals achieve a variety of duties that range from installing applications to designing complex computer networks and information databases.

Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Landscape Archaeology

Landscape archaeology refers to a method of studying past people and their material culture in the context of the wider environment. The landscape may be large, such as a wide marshy river delta or small, like a back garden. It is often employed in cultural resources management to recognize exposed sites. Landscape archeology addresses the difficult issues of the behavior that people intentionally and deliberately shaped the land around them.

The inquiry of what exactly constitutes a site has been discussed at length by generations of archaeologists.. Areas of examination are not restricted to the boundaries of an excavation but can instead stretch for many miles. Excavation is typically impractical on such a scale and landscape archaeologists hub on the visible features that can be recognized and recorded on the ground surface to create a picture of human activity across a region.

Archaeological features covered just below the surface often leave tell-tale 'lumps and bumps', plough action in fields can lift archaeological material to the surface, in areas of restricted human activity, worked flint scatters can survive untouched for many centuries and standing buildings and field boundaries can be of great antiquity yet archaeologically unexamined.

Sunday, April 01, 2007

Signal Processors

Signal Processors are either general purpose programmable microprocessors or integrated circuits of microprocessors. Basically this processor is an electronic circuit which has the capability of deleting the information from an analog signal which acts as quantifiable units for future purposes. Signal Processors provide plenty of useful features which normally requires multiple modules. Audio and control signals can be amplified, attenuated, offset and inverted all in this one, easy to use module. The most striking feature of this processor is that the two sections allow two processes to be performed at the same time.
Single Processor has the tendancy of changing the sound of the instrument or some other sound source with equalizers, limiters, compressors and other devices thereby processing them to be recorded onto a master.The advanced technology named Advanced Signal Processor integrates commercial-off-the shelf technology at a fraction of the cost of building new processors. No structural footprint is required and the bulk store controller subunit replacement contains a bulk memory expansion and a preprocessor. The above enhancements allow for the use of commercial software.