applied science

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n applied science the discipline dealing with the art or science of applying scientific knowledge to practical problems "he had trouble deciding which branch of engineering to study"
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Applied science when its laws are exemplified in dealing with concrete phenomena
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Quotations

  • Louis Pasteur
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    “There are no such things as applied sciences, only applications of science.”
  • Henry Ward Beecher
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    “Theology is a science of mind applied to God.”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. scientiasciens, -entis, pr.p. of scīre, to know.

Usage

In literature:

Science is mind applied to nature.
"The World's Greatest Books - Volume 15 - Science" by Various
This is nothing more or less miraculous than what occurs in every case of applied science.
"The Hidden Power" by Thomas Troward
We will now apply this to polemical science.
"The Romance of Mathematics" by P. Hampson
In his youth he applied himself to the sciences, particularly to geometry.
"Lives of the Most Eminent Painters Sculptors and Architects" by Giorgio Vasari
Its Faculties of Law and Applied Science have been added to those of Arts and Medicine.
"McGill and its Story, 1821-1921" by Cyrus Macmillan
He was sorry he had applied what he thought was practical Christian Science.
"The Boy Scouts Book of Stories" by Various
Such is the surprising effect of pure science when applied to love.
"The Galaxy" by Various
And yet every day it becomes clearer that politics is either an applied science or a charlatanism.
"A Modern Symposium" by G. Lowes Dickinson
MORAL AND INTELLECTUAL SCIENCE; applied to the Elevation of Society.
"Vegetable Diet: As Sanctioned by Medical Men, and by Experience in All Ages" by William Andrus Alcott
It should be added that this remark does not apply to the chief building of the Royal College of Science itself.
"A History of Science, Volume 5(of 5)" by Henry Smith Williams
Rapid transit, the telephone, all the triumphs of applied science were announced as the by-products of the Gospel.
"Why I Preach the Second Coming" by Isaac Massey Haldeman
Finally it was applied to all persons who occupied themselves with science or philosophy.
"History of Human Society" by Frank W. Blackmar
And the analogies of Science permit us to apply to it.
"Eternal Life" by Henry Drummond
In the very field where applied science can most serve human welfare, scarecrows have been set up most prominently.
"Euthenics, the science of controllable environment" by Ellen H. Richards
Any formula borrowed from one science and applied in another must be rigorously tested under the new conditions.
"The Social Direction of Evolution" by William E. Kellicott
How, then, will the applied science differ from the pure science of religion?
"An Introduction to the Study of Comparative Religion" by Frank Byron Jevons
Their gastronomy was really an art, but an art aided by science which was applied to the simplest dish.
"An Englishman in Paris" by Albert D. (Albert Dresden) Vandam
The useful discoveries of science are explained as applied in the most approved methods of culture.
"Home Pork Making" by A. W. Fulton
No story of applied science is complete unless we can form some idea of the quantities of material used, and the amount of the products obtained.
"Coal" by Raphael Meldola
Even the applied sciences have their votaries.
"Underground Man" by Gabriel Tarde
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In news:

In Voyage to the Heart of Matter, Emma Sanders applies the in-your-face form to science: the Large Hadron Collider .
Morse Zehnter Associates Consulting (MZA) applies its expertise in building science along the Eastern United States, with offices in Troy, N.Y. And West Palm Beach, Fla.
The University of Applied Sciences at Furtwangen in Munich, Germany, recently initiated its decision to create a virtual reality laboratory in which Media Lab students could create real-world strategies in a three dimensional environment.
Consider applying for our Congressional Science Fellowship .
Ceremony for graduates of the colleges of Aviation, Education and Human Development, and Engineering and Applied Sciences.
Currently, Harvard 's engineering courses are offered through the Division of Engineering & Applied Sciences (DEAS), which is part of the massive Faculty of Arts & Sciences that runs Harvard College and many graduate programs.
I've just come from the girls' bathroom at Science Hill school where I applied fake eyelashes onto my stepdaughter Gabrielle.
Nutritional science has made phenomenal strides and discoveries in recent years, and when this new research is applied it enables us to seize control of our health like never before.
Breme calls his invention " Listen Carefully," and it's one of three products he submitted as his undergraduate thesis at the University of Applied Sciences, Potsdam, all of which aim to benevolently constrain the way we listen to music.
New York City , which placed a high-profile bet last year on a new campus for the applied sciences as a vehicle for economic development, already enjoys a significant job-creating boost from its colleges of art and design, a new study says.
Diploma and Associate of Applied Science.
Our Gray Institute online educational module entitled An Overview of Applied Functional Science™ is presented in three logical parts.
Seven students were pinned upon the completion of their associate of applied science degree in radiologic technology.
Environmental progress begins at the confluence of applied science and political science .
In what ways do applied science and politics differ.
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In science:

There was a small (< 3%) offset between the two estimates for the standard stars, which did not appear to be magnitude dependent; this offset was applied to the SExtractor magnitudes of the science ob jects.
QSOs and Absorption Line Systems Surrounding the Hubble Deep Field
One goal of applying sophisticated algorithms from computer science to these problems will be to see if universality also holds for disordered systems.
Computer Science in Physics
The notion of finite automata comes from different branches of computer science. A finite automaton is a machine that has a finite set of states, can accept input from a finite set of input symbols, and changes its state when input is applied.
Using Tree Automata and Regular Expressions to Manipulate Hierarchically Structured Data
In physics or other applied sciences, as recalled in the introduction, the previous construction (and many of its variants) is considered as the paradigm for multifractal ob jects and has been often used as a reference model in order to reproduce observed multiscaling.
Multifractal stationary random measures and multifractal random walks with log-infinitely divisible scaling laws
Navigational methods for solving mazes are widely applied in computer sciences for searching through data structures and the so-called depth-first search method is an example .
Small-Worlds, Mazes and Random Walks
Behniab,e . aDepartment of Theoretical Physics and Astrophysics, Tabriz University, Tabriz 51664, Iran. b Institute for Studies in Theoretical Physics and Mathematics, Teheran 19395-1795, Iran. cPure and Applied Science Research Center, Tabriz 51664, Iran. e Department of Physics, IAU, Urmia, Iran.
Hierarchy of random deterministic chaotic maps with an invariant measure
The recognition that understanding the parts cannot explain collective behavior has led to various new concepts and methodologies that are affecting all fields of science and engineering, and are being applied to technology, business and even social policy” (NECSI website).
Complex Systems
Nevertheless, Bar-Yam references several Computer Science methods that can be used in measuring complexity, and provides some explanation on how they might be applied to Complex Systems.
Complex Systems
Applications of this quite formal theory can be found in a variety of areas of applied mathematics, but even if one restricts the discussion to the physical science, it is not possible in a short space to give a fair description of the activity.
From Knowledge, Knowability and the Search for Objective Randomness to a New Vision of Complexity
This rather comfortable separation into the complex and the simple, or the knowable and the unknowable, in the physical sciences will be shown to breakdown once a rigorous definition of entropy is adopted and applied outside the restricted domain of thermodynamics, in spite of Shr¨odinger’s best efforts.
From Knowledge, Knowability and the Search for Objective Randomness to a New Vision of Complexity
Department of Applied Mathematics, AGH University of Science and Technology, Al.
Randomized and Quantum Algorithms Yield a Speed-Up for Initial-Value Problems
Faculty of Physics and Applied Computer Science, AGH University of Science and Technology, al.
Dependence of the average to-node distance on the node degree for random graphs and growing networks
These data were processed identically to the primary science data and stringent selection criteria applied to the combined dataset to construct a sample of 103 stars from which to derive a PSF correction.
A Hubble Space Telescope Lensing Survey of X-ray Luminous Galaxy Clusters: IV. Mass, Structure and Thermodynamics of Cluster Cores at z=0.2
Department of Applied Mathematics, AGH University of Science and Technology, Al.
Improved Bounds on the Randomized and Quantum Complexity of Initial-Value Problems
Vorticity and turbulence, volume 103 of Applied Mathematical Sciences.
Statistics of a vortex filament model
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