# art+of+computation

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**Floating point**— In computing, floating point describes a method of representing real numbers in a way that can support a wide range of values. Numbers are, in general, represented approximately to a fixed number of significant digits and scaled using an exponent …22

**education**— /ej oo kay sheuhn/, n. 1. the act or process of imparting or acquiring general knowledge, developing the powers of reasoning and judgment, and generally of preparing oneself or others intellectually for mature life. 2. the act or process of… …23

**Marc Lafia**— Born November 21, 1955(1955 11 21) Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Nationality American Field Computational Ci …24

**Nomogram**— Smith chart which shows how the complex impedance of a transmission line varies along its length This article is about the graphical devices called nomograms. Not to be confused with nonograms, a kind of Japanese puzzle, or monograms, small… …25

**Chinese mathematics**— Mathematics in China emerged independently by the 11th century BC.[1] The Chinese independently developed very large and negative numbers, decimals, a place value decimal system, a binary system, algebra, geometry, and trigonometry. Many[who?]… …26

**Turing machine**— For the test of artificial intelligence, see Turing test. For the instrumental rock band, see Turing Machine (band). Turing machine(s) Machina Universal Turing machine Alternating Turing machine Quantum Turing machine Read only Turing machine… …27

**Algorithm characterizations**— The word algorithm does not have a generally accepted definition. Researchers are actively working in formalizing this term. This article will present some of the characterizations of the notion of algorithm in more detail. This article is a… …28

**Mathematics**— Maths and Math redirect here. For other uses see Mathematics (disambiguation) and Math (disambiguation). Euclid, Greek mathematician, 3r …29

**Church–Turing thesis**— Church s thesis redirects here. For the constructive mathematics assertion, see Church s thesis (constructive mathematics). In computability theory, the Church–Turing thesis (also known as the Church–Turing conjecture, Church s thesis, Church s… …30

**Kernel (matrix)**— In linear algebra, the kernel or null space (also nullspace) of a matrix A is the set of all vectors x for which Ax = 0. The kernel of a matrix with n columns is a linear subspace of n dimensional Euclidean space.[1] The dimension… …