Computation

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Introduction1

Computational Thinking (Wikipedia)

Dictionary

compute : to determine especially by mathematical means Compute the area of the triangle.; also : to determine or calculate by means of a computer computing pi to over one billion places — Webster

OneLook, Free Dictionary, Wiktionary

Encyclopedia

Computation is any type of calculation that follows a well-defined model understood and expressed as, for example, an algorithm. The study of computation is paramount to the discipline of computer science. — Wikipedia

Computation (Encyclopædia Britannica)

Algorithm is a finite sequence of well-defined instructions, typically used to solve a class of specific problems or to perform a computation. Algorithms are used as specifications for performing calculations and data processing. — Wikipedia

Algorithm (Encyclopædia Britannica)

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Foundation

Theory

Theory of Computation (CSAIL, MIT)

Philosophy

Philosophy of Computing and Information (Phil Papers)

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Innovation

Mathematics

Science

Computational science is a field in mathematics that uses advanced computing capabilities to understand and solve complex problems. It is an area of science that spans many disciplines, but at its core, it involves the development of models and simulations to understand natural systems. — Wikipedia

Wolfram Mathematica
Computational Sciences (WolframAlpha)
A new kind of science (Stephen Wolfram)
Stephen Wolfram (Encyclopædia Britannica)

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Preservation

History

History of Algorithms (People Behind Informatics, University Klagenfurt)

The Feynman Lectures on Physics (Cal Tech)
The Feynman Lectures on Physics (Wikipedia)

Museum

Revolution: The First 2000 Years of Computing (Computer History Museum)
Computational Sciences (American Museum of Natural History)

Library

Library of Congress # QA71 Computational Instruments & Machines (UPenn Books)

WorldCat, Library of Congress, UPenn Online Books, Open Library

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Participation

Education

MERLOT: Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching
OER Commons: Open Educational Resources

Course

Crash Course: Computer Science (YouTube Channel)

Introduction to Computational Media (Ian Bogost, Georgia Tech)
Theory of Computation Courses (MIT Opencourseware)

Community

Organization

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
ACM Special Interest Group on Logic & Computation (ACM SIGLOG)
ACM Special Interest Group on Algorithms & Computation Theory (ACM SIGACT)

News

Computational Science (Nature)
Communications of the ACM
Computational Culture

Book

ISBNdb

Government

Document

USA.gov

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Expression

Poem

OEDILF: The Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form

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Related

Here are links to pages about closely related subjects.

Media

Function Communications Computation Storage Creation Simulation
Analog Mail Device Paper Type, Print Automaton
Electronic Network Calculator Tape Record Elektro
Digital Internet Computer
Hardware Modem Microprocessor Memory Peripheral Robot, XR
Software Service (Web) Program (OS, SS) Database Application AI, VW

Format Multimedia (Video, Animation) Image (Object) Scent, Flavor, Audio (Text) Haptic, “Other

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Notes

1.   The resources on this page are are organized by a classification scheme developed exclusively for Cosma.