In information processing, output is the process of transmitting information (verb usage).
Output may also be used as a noun for information transmitted by an object.
In telecommunication, the term output has the following meanings:
1. Information retrieved from a functional unit or from a network, usually after some processing.
2. An output state, or sequence of states.
3. Pertaining to a device, process, or channel involved in the production of data by a computer or by any of its components.
Source: from Federal Standard 1037C
In control theory, the outputs of a system are what can be measured. Specifically, outputs are differentiated from states
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