Computation

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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

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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

Britannica, Columbia (Infoplease)

Directory

DMOZ Open Directory Project (AOL)

Search

WolframAlpha, DuckDuckGo

Theory

Theory of Computation (CSAIL, MIT)

Preservation

History


History of computers (Georgi Dalakov)


Mechanical Aids to Computation and the Development of Algorithms (Paul E. Dunne)
The History of Early Computing Machines, from Ancient Times to 1981 (Vincze Miklós, Gizmodo)
History of Computing (Wikipedia)

Museum

Computational Sciences (American Museum of Natural History)

Library

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

Participation

Education

Course


Introduction to Computational Media (Ian Bogost, Georgia Tech)
OER Commons: Open Educational Resources
Open Education Consortium

Community

Organization

Association for Computing Machinery

Event

Conference Alerts Worldwide (Conal)

Forum

Reddit

Blog

WordPress

News

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
NPR Archives

Book

ISBNdb

Government

Document

USA.gov

Expression

Fun


Lego Turning Machine.org
What is Turing Machine (AlanTuring.net)
Turing Machine (Wolfram’s Mathworld)

Poem

OEDILF: The Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form

Future


Quantum Computing (Wikipedia)

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Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)