Computer Digital Expo
internet.com
You are in the: Small Business Channel arrow

Internet.com
Enter a keyword... ...or choose a category.
 
 

menu
   Home
   Term of the Day
   New Terms
   New Links
   Quick Reference
   Did You Know?
   Search Tool
   Tech Support
   Webopedia Jobs
   About Us
   Link to Us
   Advertising
  

talk to us
   Submit a URL
   Suggest a Term
   Report an Error

internet.com
Internet News
Internet Investing
IT
Windows Technology
Linux/Open Source
Developer
Interactive Marketing
xSP Resources
Small Business
Wireless Internet
Downloads
Internet Resources
Internet Lists
International
EarthWeb
Career Resources

Search internet.com
Advertise
Corporate Info
Newsletters
E-mail Offers
commerce
  Be a Commerce Partner
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

character set
Last modified: Monday, January 27, 2003 

A defined list of characters recognized by the computer hardware and software. Each character is represented by a number. The ASCII character set, for example, uses the numbers 0 through 127 to represent all English characters as well as special control characters. European ISO character sets are similar to ASCII, but they contain additional characters for European languages.

E-mail this definition to a colleague


For internet.com pages about character set . Also check out the following links!

Related Links

Data Representation 
This is Chapter 1 of Randall Hyde's book, "Art of Assembly Language." It describes the binary and hexadecimal numbering systems, binary data organization (bits, nibbles, bytes, words, and double words), signed and unsigned numbering systems, arithmetic, logical, shift, and rotate operations on binary values, bit fields and packed data, and the ASCII character set.

Character Set Standards
Provides information on character sets that can be used for data interchange.

ISO Coded character sets home page
Official JTC1/SC2 (Coded character sets) site.

ISO Universal Multiple-Octet Coded Character Set home page
Official JTC1/SC2/WG2 (UCS) site.

related categories

Data Formats

related terms

ASCII

character

control character

DBCS

localization

Unicode


webopedia
Give Us Your
Feedback



Shopping
CHARACTER SET Products
Compare Products,Prices and Stores

Shop by Category:
Computer Games
 10 Model Matches

PlayStation 2 Games
 8 Model Matches

Furniture
 85 Store Offers


Copyright 2003 Jupitermedia Corporation All Rights Reserved.
Legal Notices,  Licensing, Reprints, & Permissions,  Privacy Policy.
http://www.internet.com/