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noun as in performing arithmetic

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Over the last few years, they’ve explored the use of neural networks — layers of computations that help machines process information through a rough approximation of our brain’s neuronal activity.

“It’s hard to predict when a problem will be reduced to a huge but finite computation,” Aaronson said.

Finally, after just half an hour of computations, they had an answer.

Our brains are really good at this—we copy computations inside the brains of others.

They can also deliver drugs or act as a biological “circuit board” on which biomolecules perform traditional computations.

Some of the pre-eminent innovators at the intersection of art and coding are based at the Aesthetics and Computation Group at MIT.

One of the keys to brain research is better computation and better storage systems.

Falling behind in computing could mean falling behind in fields that rely on computation to get an edge on rivals.

Why should you, the human being, have to do the mathematical drudgework of doing this kind of computation?

Fetching pen and paper, the blacksmith made a rapid computation of what would be due Oliver at any time within the next month.

Such a computation does not include the large number of stories read in our papers and magazines.

I believe, at the lowest computation, three hundred and fifty were left dead on the field.

The most careful computation showed they were in latitude about 19 south and longitude 140 west.

So far as they affect character, the loss they cause may be beyond computation.


On this page you'll find 31 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to computation, such as: calculation, computing, counting, estimation, figuring, and gauge.

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