This is the term used to describe the different methods of using computer, operating it and communicating with it. The several methods of operating computers are:
Here, the programs and data are processed in groups, that is only when all the necessary input are ready.
Time – Sharing:
Here, the processing time is shared in turn between different users so as to provide many access to computer
The computer is made here to process data as quickly as possible.
It is a programming method where both the computer and the end user can communicate with each other from both ends.
The Source Programs:
It is the program that the user writers. Examples are COBOL, BASIC, and FORTRAN and LOGO.
The Object Program:
The translator or complier works on the source program and it becomes a machine code or object code which computer can then understand for it to execute before giving out results.