Glossary of terms -- Conditions of distribution of CERN WWW software


Originally named after its 1953 founding body, the "Conseil Europeen pour la Recherche Nucleaire", the institute is now named "European Laboratory for Particle Physics".
A piece of information that has an identifier: the unit of retrieval. Its contents may be held in a file or it may be synthesised (e.g. the result of a data-base query).
Text which contains links to other texts, whereby the following of links (navigation) is aided by computer .
Internet :
The set of networks running the DARPA Internet Protocol (IP) suite (and other protocols) which are interconnected with each other and for example the US NSFNET.
Member States:
Current member states are: Austria, Belgium, the Czech and Slovak Republics, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switze rland and the United Kingdom.
The set of documents available on the internet*, interlinked by their hypertext* links
Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, a High-Energy Physics institute in California .