digital computer


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n digital computer a computer that represents information by numerical (binary) digits
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In literature:

The phone system has been digitized, and computers have learned to "talk" over phone-lines.
"Hacker Crackdown" by Bruce Sterling
Massive, double digit increases in productivity are feasible in the manufacturing of computer hardware.
"After the Rain" by Sam Vaknin
Whoever punched the cards needed the proper equations derived first, and that called for a digital or an analogue computer.
"The Romantic Analogue" by W.W. Skupeldyckle
The data will be recorded under the direct control of a digital computer.
"Significant Achievements in Space Bioscience 1958-1964" by National Aeronautics and Space Administration

In news:

NEW YORK— Choreographer Jason Akira Somma wants us to know he doesn't use computers in his "Phosphene Variations," the enchanting mix of live and digitally altered dancing he introduced on Wednesday, at the Location One arts center.
The figures include digital editions such as those on tablet computers or websites that charge for access.
It's Computer Science Education Week, aimed at promoting digital literacy.
This week is Computer Science Education Week, which is being observed around the United States with events aimed at highlighting the promise -- and paucity -- of digital education.
Computers , furniture from Digital Domain are being auctioned starting Wednesday.
A newly detected computer virus aims to steal Venezuelans' online credentials using a link that purports to reveal information about the country's recent presidential election, the digital security company Kaspersky Lab said on Friday.
Portable computer power is being implemented in several new ways at the job site PDA devices (personal digital assistants) are merging with cell phones.
If that happens as the calendar turns to November, you might just want to curl up with a good computer and the November digital edition of Security Management.
Mark Zuckerberg explains his wardrobe to Matt Lauer and Computer Renaissance of Latham schools us all on how to get your photos off of your digital camera on today's Tech Talk.
" One of the committee's goals, the document says, is to "make good use of such means as digital TV and broadcast, computer networks, mobile telecom facilities an...
And that makes you realize the digital divide is more than an infrastructure question -- giving all those home computers a fast Internet connection.
At the annual user conference, attendees learn about the powerful trends reshaping Autodesk and the CAD industry, from infinite computing to digital fabrication.
(MoneyWatch) Computer upgrades are among the most painful and frustrating experiences in our digital universe.
NEW YORK—Choreographer Jason Akira Somma wants us to know he doesn't use computers in his "Phosphene Variations," the enchanting mix of live and digitally altered dancing he introduced on Wednesday, at the Location One arts center.
Kramer Introduces the VP-417 Video to Computer Graphics Video, DVI & HDTV ProScale™ Digital Scaler.

In science:

ANTARES is operated in the so called all-data-to-shore mode, which means that all photomultiplier digitized information is sent to shore and treated in a computer farm at the shore station.
Skymap for atmospheric muons at TeV energies measured in deep-sea neutrino telescope ANTARES
On each subinterval from Step 2 for which there exists a point y such that p(y ) = x, compute the point y via bisection, trying the Newton method after 10 bisections (and reverting to bisection if the Newton method fails to produce accuracy of a digit less than the machine precision after 5 Newton steps).
Statistical tests for whether a given set of independent, identically distributed draws does not come from a specified probability density
The information being processed through a quantum computer is most commonly represented by a set of two-level systems (qubits), in analogy to classical, digital bit encoding.
Optical hybrid approaches to quantum information
Of course, even 5-digit precision would suffice for most statistical applications; however, modern computers can produce high accuracy very fast, as the examples in this section illustrate.
Computing the confidence levels for a root-mean-square test of goodness-of-fit
The following journal collections and bibliographies are considered relevant: ACM Digital Library, SpringerLink, ScienceDirect, IEEE Xplore, ACM Guide, DBLP Computer Science Bibliography, and the Collection of Computer Science Bibliographies.
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