computer program

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n computer program (computer science) a sequence of instructions that a computer can interpret and execute "the program required several hundred lines of code"
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Usage

In literature:

The news here isn't so much the failure of a computer program, but the failure of AT&T's entire structure.
"Hacker Crackdown" by Bruce Sterling
In an hour he had the computer program blocked out.
"Tom Swift and the Electronic Hydrolung" by Victor Appleton
I can work out computer programs in my head, mostly.
"The Dueling Machine" by Benjamin William Bova
In computer slang, "beta" means a program that is still being tested.
"Syndrome" by Thomas Hoover
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In news:

Verizon expands services for DOD computing modernization program.
A small surveillance drone flies over an Austin stadium, diligently following a series of GPS waypoints that have been programmed into its flight computer.
Plan image shown on computer program from sonar deployed on tripod system.
See which schools offer the top online graduate programs for computer science.
News Ranks Top Online Graduate Computer Information Technology Programs.
To remedy that, the company has developed a computer program that shows kids how to form letters.
A teacher at Sakai Intermediate School won a grant for her use of Lego robots to teach sixth-graders about the metric system, engineering, computer programming and more.
The classes will consist of a hands-on introduction to basic skills for people who would like to learn more about using these computer programs.
Laptop Payment Program from Online Computer Store Ships Fast, Helps People Build Credit in Style.
The NSF has awarded $6.2 million to computer science programs at Umass-Amherst and Georgia Tech.
Stuxnet infected some 130,000 computers worldwide, most of them related to Iran's nuclear fuel enrichment program.
UCSC's computer science program begins outreach to draw more female students.
Most computer programs follow the old 80/20 rule--80 percent of the users use a mere 20 percent of the features.
There are several companies who sell computer programs that can be used for estimating coating services and for tracking project costs and progress.
Utilize fisheries and computer programming knowledge and skills to provide modeling and analytical support for Quantitative Fisheries Center scientists, staff, and supporting partners.
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In science:

This theorem has been proved mainly with computer programs able to perform intense calculations in differential geometry.
On the triviality of certain non-Riemannian models of gravitation
But each such prediction of nucleon scattering is an involved calculation that culminates with use of large scale computer programs, and those of DWBA98 [3,4] in our recent studies.
A simple functional form for proton-${}^{208}$Pb total reaction cross sections
The slope of the best fit straight line would give −β /ν . 18These plots have been obtained from the computer program ISING.
An Introduction to Monte Carlo Simulation of Statistical physics Problem
Since the combinatoric computations of the braid group that are needed in order to give a result on the probability of an incorrect false return value are yet unknown, we have made numerous experiments using a computer program.
Identifying Half-Twists Using Randomized Algorithm Methods
These two problems necessitate the usage of computer programs.
AMEGIC++ 1.0, A Matrix Element Generator In C++
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