Computers Classification

Q28. How are computers classified? How are they different from one another?

Ans. The computers have been classified into three categories. These are given below:

  1. Digital Computers
  2. Analog Computers
  3. Hybrid Computers

Digital Computer

A computer that deals with discrete quantities. It counts rather than measuring.

Analog Computer

A computer that deals with physical quantities. It measures rather than counting.

Hybrid Computer

A computer that combines the characteristics of analog and digital computers.

 

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