data type

a classification or category of various types of data, that states the possible values that can be taken, how they are stored, and what range of operations are allowed on them

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  • Data type (disambiguation) — Datatype may refer to: Data type in programming languages Amiga Datatype, the AmigaOS automatic system of recognizing data files See also: Category:Statistical data types This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If… …   Wikipedia

  • Algebraic data type — In computer programming, particularly functional programming and type theory, an algebraic data type (sometimes also called a variant type[1]) is a datatype each of whose values is data from other datatypes wrapped in one of the constructors of… …   Wikipedia

  • Array data type — Not to be confused with Array data structure. In computer science, an array type is a data type that is meant to describe a collection of elements (values or variables), each selected by one or more indices that can be computed at run time by the …   Wikipedia

  • Opaque data type — In computer science, an opaque data type is a user defined data type used like built in data type. It is incompletely defined in an interface, so that ordinary client programs can only manipulate data of that type by calling procedures that have… …   Wikipedia

  • Complex data type — Some programming languages provide a complex data type for complex number storage and arithmetic as a built in (primitive) data type. In some programming environments the term complex data type (in contrast to primitive data types) is a synonym… …   Wikipedia

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