analog computer

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n analog computer a computer that represents information by variable quantities (e.g., positions or voltages)
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Usage


In news:

In an interview I conducted with Akira Wakita, a researcher of interactive textiles with a PhD in computer-aided design from Japan's Keio University, Wakita made the case for making stronger connections between the analog and digital realms.
Lee Albert Rubel, a mathematician who promoted the use of analog computers, died on March 25 at Covenant Hospital in Urbana, Ill.
This is the information age , in which, we are told, biology is defined by a three-billion-letter instruction manual called the genome and human thoughts are analogous to digital bits flowing through a computer.
Most recently he developed mathematics to improve analog computers, a type of computer in which numerical information is represented in the form of a quantity, usually voltage, that varies continuously.
Velocity MIDI Station (VMS4) is a four-channel MIDI controller that offers four selectable MIDI or analog channels so it can be used with a computer for digital DJing or as a regular mixer without a computer.
Lee Albert Rubel , a mathematician who promoted the use of analog computers, died on March 25 at Covenant Hospital in Urbana, Ill.
The C2-1000 range handles composite and S-Video as well as analog computer and HDTV signals.
Susann Puchta, "On the Role of Mathematics and Mathematical Knowledge in the Invention of Vannevar Bush 's Early Analog Computers," IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, vol 18, no.
The acquisition combines two industry leaders in analog computers.
Octo Vue FX from Analog Way is a high-resolution digital and analog computer and video up/down scaler switcher, ideal for applications such as house of worship, conference rooms, and large-screen projection.
DARPA's next big thing is … analog computing.
They're in TVs, DVD recorders, VCRs, multimedia computers - any component that has to receive analog TV signals.
Velocity MIDI Station (VMS4) is a four-channel MIDI controller that offers four selectable MIDI or analog channels so it can be used with a computer for digital DJing or as a regular mixer without a computer.
A North Carolina kid with an acute ear for East Coast boom-bap, a stuffy traditionalist who bounced Pete Rock's analog precision into a cheapo computer program Fruity Loops — producer 9th Wonder thrives on contradictions.
( Xerox Corporation, Stamford, CT, www. xerox .com) A major manufacturer of analog and digital copy machines, computer printers and document management systems.
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In science:

The overall (X-bar) likelihood of a parse can then be computed by multiplying together all the probabilities obtained from each application of the schemata, in a manner analogous to that used to obtain the probability of a phrase marker generated by an SCFG.
Parsing with Principles and Probabilities
Stochastic mobilevision is an analogous interactive computer-graphic system, but with slightly different dynamical perspective laws.
Belavkin-Kolokoltsov Watch-Dog Effects in Interactively Controlled Stochastic Computer-Graphic Dynamical Systems. A Summary of Mathematical Researches
This behaviour is analogous to that observed for the form factor F0(q 2 ) in B → π , computed in the framework of the infinite heavy quark mass limit in Ref. .
TESTS OF FACTORIZATION IN COLOR SUPPRESSED NONLEPTONIC B DECAY MODES,
In §3 we explain, through an analogy with well known Ising model properties, the mechanism which allows us to acquire exact knowledge of some propeties of µ without actually computing µ itself (which might be a surprising “achievement” if one does not examine [GC1],[GC2] in some detail).
Chaotic principle: an experimental test
Such a propagator is referred to as a ‘gate’, by analogy with a logic gate in a classical computer.
The Ion Trap Quantum Information Processor
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