Difference between revisions of "Signal"

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The term 'signal' is also sometime used for raising an [[exception]] in a [[condition handler]] system.
 
The term 'signal' is also sometime used for raising an [[exception]] in a [[condition handler]] system.
  
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Latest revision as of 13:44, 21 October 2018

A signal refers to the transmission of information, usually by electrical means along a conductor. All such signals are, of course, at base analog, but at a higher level, they may be digital (i.e. in theory, can only take a limited number of values).

The term 'signal' is also sometime used for raising an exception in a condition handler system.