What is the Classification of computer by purpose?
Computers are classified according to purpose they are designed for.
Desktops, Laptops, Servers, Mainframes, Super Computers etc.
classification of computer according to application 1.general purpose computer :- general purpose computer are use for specific economic purpose.for instance computer are used for accounting and payrolls.pc is the best example of g.p.c. 2.specific purpose computer :- specific purpose computer are designed to solve a specific problem. for instance specific purpose computer only numeric data or to completely control automated manufacturing process.
The classifications of computer by purpose are: 1. General-purpose computer - a kind of computer which can handle many kind of jobs and is not restricted to any particular use. example: laptop and desktop computers. 2. Special-Purpose computer - a kind of computer which is designed to handle one particular job for one particular purpose. example: Airport computers used to monitor landing and take-off of airplanes.
Special Purpose: Special purpose computer are used for only specific or perticular task. Mostly computer are used by doctors. Like ECG computer are any computer which used for surgery. Some special computer are used for weather controlling or weather research, some used by army for deffence purpose.