Published Online: 15 JUL 2005
Copyright © 2005 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd
Encyclopedia of Biostatistics
How to Cite
Bowman, A. W., Crawford, E., Currall, J. and Young, S. G. 2005. Internet. Encyclopedia of Biostatistics. 4.
- Published Online: 15 JUL 2005
The internet (lower case i) is the world's biggest computer network connecting millions of computers worldwide. The Internet (upper case I) is a term describing what can be done over the internet. It opens up new vistas for academics, the business community, and the general public, providing easier access to information and faster means of communication.
- file transfer;
- World Wide Web;
- search engine;
- clinical trial management