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Harvard architecture

<architecture> A computer architecture in which program instructions are stored in different memory from data. Each type of memory is accessed via a separate bus, allowing instructions and data to be fetched in parallel.

Contrast: von Neumann architecture.

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(2004-01-14)

 


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Harvard Graphics

<graphics, tool> A presentation graphics product by Software Publishing Corporation (SPC) for creating presentations, speeches, slides, etc..

(1998-07-20)

 


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Harvard Mark II Machine

<computer, history> A relay-based computer designed and built by Howard Aiken, with support from IBM, for the United States Navy's Naval Proving Ground, between 1942 - 1947. The Harvard Mark II was the second in a series of four electro-mechanical computers that were forerunners of the ENIAC.

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(2003-09-13)

 


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