<data processing, signal processing> Performing some predefined sequence
of operations on an input to produce an output or change of internal state;
activity specifically involving the computer's CPU.
The term is often qualified: "data processing" treats digital data, "signal
processing" treats analog data (possibly in digital form), "word processing"
takes in typed human language input and produces digital documents, image
processing transforms digital images.
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