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'
  • First Quantum Logic Operation for an Integrated Photonic Chip
    The first teleportation of a photon inside a photonic chip illustrates both the potential for quantum computation and the significant challenges that lay ahead. 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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