Chapter 4 Matching

Match the definitions with the terms in the box to the right by entering the letter for each term next to its correct definition below. When you are finished, check your answers. You can refresh this page to try a new matching activity.

a. artificial intelligence (AI)
b. buttons
c. image gallery
d. knowledge-based system
e. links
f. pixel
g. unstructured problem
h. virtual environments
i. virtual reality
j. virtual reality wall

1.A field of computer science that attempts to develop computer systems that can mimic or simulate human thought processes and actions.
2.A special area you can click to make links that"navigate" through a presentation.
3.Libraries of electronic images.
4.Programs duplicating human knowledge. It's like capturing the knowledge of a human expert and making it accessible through a computer program.
5.A connection to related information.
6.Smallest unit on the screen that can be turned on and off or made different shades. Pixels are individual dots that form images on a monitor. The greater the resolution, the more pixels creating better clarity.
7.A problem that requires the use of intuition, reasoning, and memory.
8.Interactive environment allowing users to experience alternative realities generated in 3-D by a computer.
9.Interactive sensory equipment (headgear and gloves) allowing users to experience alternative realities generated in 3-D by a computer, thus imitating the physical world.
10.An immersive experience whereby you are viewing simulations on a virtual reality wall in stereoscopic vision.

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