I'd like to know which is the difference between a task and a process in computer science. I'm studying a course on real-time systems and there are some definitions that I don't know.
Thank you in advance.
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The difference appears to be that "process" is a well-defined term with a specific meaning that is universally understood, whereas "task" is ambiguous and means different things to different people.
The following Stack Overflow questions on the same topic support this:
Microsoft Windows certainly conflates the two terms—the Task Manager is used to administer processes.