Computation

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Computation Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • the procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods
  • problem solving that involves numbers or quantities

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • the procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods ,
  • problem solving that involves numbers or quantities

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Computation Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Computation is the act of determining (working out) something by processing information. It involves using specific rules, either mathematical or logical. It may or may not involve using numbers; the computation of numbers and arithmetic is generally called calculation. The study of computation is called computer science.

The theory of computation involves determining whether a certain problem can be solved by computation.



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Computation Sample Sentences in News


  • Supercomputing facility to stay in Victoria after $6.65m grant
    The Victorian Life Sciences Computation Initiative (VLSCI) can continue its supercomputing research in the state after a $6.65 million injection of funds from the Victorian government. Read more on this news related to 'Computation'
  • New Tool for Allowing Error in Computation
    One of the fundamental functions of computers is that they can perform computations very rapidly and accurately. Achieving perfect accuracy is not always easy though, and may be getting harder as components shrink in size. By tolerating error in a program or algorithm, computers could become more efficient and even faster, and now researchers at MIT have developed Read more on this news related to 'Computation'
  • Lost in federal prison – and held 13 months too long
    Omaha man incarcerated at Rochester facility is suing feds. Officials cite incorrect computation for the mistake. Read more on this news related to 'Computation'

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