computation computation  /ˌkɑmpjə ˈteɪ ʃən/


  1. (n) the procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods
  2. (n) problem solving that involves numbers or quantities

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  • MIT Whiz Sets Out to Humanize the Internet of Things

    Valentin Heun's projects include a door lock, desk lamps, and a small radio that bring the benefits of computation to objects without sacrificing their intrinsic, tactile pleasures.        
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Wired News

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  1. "Computation and supercomputing are critical to solving some of our greatest scientific challenges," said Energy Secretary Steven Chu. "This year's INCITE awards reflect the enormous growth in demand for complex modeling and simulation...
    on Jan 26, 2010 By: Steven Chu Source:

  2. "The paradigm shift rate is now doubling every decade, so the next half century will see 32 times more technical progress than the past half century," said Dr Kurzweil. "Computation, communication, biological technologies such as DNA...
    on Feb 19, 2008 By: Ray Kurzweil Source:

  3. "The problems we're looking at aren't computationally driven per se, but more information management problems," said Mark Dean, an IBM fellow and director of the Almaden Research Center. "Computation is not the hard part anymore."
    on Feb 4, 2008 By: Mark Dean Source: CNET

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