computing machine


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n computing machine a machine for performing calculations automatically
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In literature:

This computation covers only the machine's power to overcome resistance.
"Flying Machines" by W.J. Jackman and Thos. H. Russell
The Russian currency is a decimal one, and by means of this machine computations are carried on with wonderful rapidity.
"Overland through Asia; Pictures of Siberian, Chinese, and Tartar Life" by Thomas Wallace Knox
And now he'd have a machine to do his lying for him, a dummy computer that wouldn't compute anything.
"The Cosmic Computer" by Henry Beam Piper
As long as Mike played rationally, the machine had a slight edge, since it had a perfect memory and could compute faster than Mike could.
"Unwise Child" by Gordon Randall Garrett
Attached to his girdle of flat chain links was a tiny computing machine about as large as the palm of a man's hand.
"Astounding Stories, August, 1931" by Various
Compute the work done upon the weight, the work done by the power and the efficiency of the machine from these two amounts of work.
"Physics" by Willis Eugene Tower

In news:

He has no fax machines or computers.
Internet cafes busted with 'computer-based slot machines'.
2) Natural Computing: DNA, Quantum Bits, and the Future of Smart Machines Shasha, Dennis W.W.
Whitman alleged that Autonomy had been booking the sale of computers as software revenue and claiming the cost of making the machines as a marketing expense.
This led to the creation of the Computer Conservation Society which leads efforts to restore many key machines.
Since the days of Alan Turing, the promise of a digital computer has been that of a universal machine, one that can be a word processor one minute and a robot brain the next.
Computer maker emphasizes image over machines' substance.
In the days before computers and e-mail, back when we typed on a "wiggly ball" machine, we drove the "editorial package" to LAX in an effort to get it on a midnight flight to the printer thousands of miles east.
Magic lantern installs so-called "keylogging" software on a suspect's machine that is capable of capturing keystrokes typed on a computer.
This unremarkable machine turned out to be an historic computer.
Old computers, outdated cell phones, unloved fax machines — they found their way,by the ton to an electronic recycling event on the Upper West Side on Sunday.
SAN FRANCISCO — Instead of having a big, loud and complex computer on your desk, what if you could have a quiet, thin machine that rarely needed an upgrade or a fix.
Engineering Professor Lorraine Olson and her husband, Rose-Hulman's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Head, Robert Throne, are doing research on a machine that would automate the exam as well.
What do computers, fax machines, fear and.
What do computers, fax machines, fear and Frances and Jeanne mean to them.

In science:

Fortunately, these computing resources are now available on desktop machines.
Multiscale Gaussian Random Fields for Cosmological Simulations
We will be interested in Moore machines which compute 3-valued functions.
The temporal calculus of conditional objects and conditional events
To prove the second equality, let A = (Q, Ω, 3, δ, h, q0 ) be a Moore machine computing c+ .
The temporal calculus of conditional objects and conditional events
Let c be a conditional ob ject and let A = (Q, Ω, δ, 3, h, q0 ) be a counter-free Moore machine which computes c∞ .
The temporal calculus of conditional objects and conditional events
This theory illustrate our view of quantization, but is also of independent interest since it gives a framework for the quantization of logic and machines as described in the classical theory of computing.
The categorical theory of relations and quantizations