Digital object identifier (DOI)

A digital object identifier (DOI) is a unique alphanumeric string used to identify an object in the digital world. DOIs are assigned to digital objects such as online articles, e-books, digital images, and data sets. They are used to provide a permanent link to the digital object so that it can be easily located and … Read more

Bit (binary digit)

A bit is the most basic unit of information in computing and digital communications. A single bit can store a 0 or 1. Most computer operations are performed using combinations of bits, which are represented using the binary number system. In digital communications, a bit is usually represented by a voltage or current pulse of … Read more