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A programmable electronic device that can be used to store and manipulate data to carry out designated functions; the two fundamental components are hardware, that is, the actual electronic device, and software, that is, the instructions or program used to carry out the function.


Etymology: L computare to calculate
an electronic device that processes and stores large amounts of information very quickly. See also analog computer, mainframe computer, microcomputer, minicomputer.


A programmable electronic device that can be used to store and manipulate data to carry out designated functions.


n a device capable of accepting data in the form of facts and figures, manipulating them in a prescribed way, and supplying the results of these processes as meaningful information. This device usually consists of input and output devices, storage, arithmetic and logic units, and a control unit. Usually an automatic, stored-program machine is implied.
computer, digital,
n a computer that operates on discrete data by performing arithmetic and logic processes on them.
computer graphics,
n the use of computers to create illustrations or designs.
computer imaging,
n in general, a branch of computer science that works with digital images. In surgical terms, the production of hypothesized postprocedural images, e.g., to show a patient what his face will look like after cosmetic surgery; also called digital imaging.
computer language,
n the vocabulary and syntax of a set of symbols that are used to instruct a computer on what to do (e.g., Java, Ada, or C++).
computer literacy,
n a functional knowledge of the use and application of computers, from word processing to data management.
computer output microfilm (COM),
n a system that allows a computer user to produce microfilm copies of computer output. The COM unit operates independently of the CPU and is therefore called an
off-line device. Output from computer processing is recorded on generic media and later recorded on microfilm.
computer simulation,
n the use of computers to replicate a mechanical or biologic function.

Patient discussion about computer

Q. Where can i get the little computer for kids who have autism? I don't know what its called but its like a little computer or something that reads allowed what the person is writing. Can someone please tell me where to get it. I would love it if my brother had one because he has autism. Thank you!

A. What you want is text-to-speech SOFTWARE that can be loaded on any computer. You paste any text into the onscreen box and it will read it with a synthesized voice. So you have have to be able to highlight, copy, and paste the text.
The link below is a free one. You can find lots more on google if you type in "text to speech".

Q. what kind of uses the medicine do with computers related to ultra sound? how does the computer helps the doctors in the ultra sound? what do the compuers use for?

A. the computers help the doctors (in ultrasound cases) to interpret/convert the ultrasound waves into a specific imaging showed in the monitor. by that a doctor can find what is normal or not inside the patient's body.
for pregnancy purposes, it really helps patient in antenatal screening to find some abnormalities (if there's any) and to monitor the fetus' development along the 9-months pregnancy.

yesterday I wrote a short article about ultrasound update :

Q. I work on a computer a lot. Sometimes after all the sitting my back hurts. what can I do to pass the pain? I work on a computer a lot. Sometimes after all the sitting my back hurts. what can I do to pass the pain? I have a know problem in my spine anatomy that is called scoliosis and I am very afraid that all this sitting is hurting my back in a way that I will not be able to fix in the future.

A. Your scoliosis can make your spine very vulnerable to trauma.
Don't neglect this pain. you must go to your physician and tell him about the pain so he will be able to find you some exercises that will be good for you and won't endanger your back.

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De acuerdo al Teorema O1 debemos computar el rango de la matriz traspuesta de O.
Despues de descomponer un conjunto difuso para computar palabras, se requiere de computacion intensiva ya que se generaran multiples puntos deterministicos deben ser computados.
En este ultimo caso, y como he senalado arriba, un procedimiento puede aplicarse recursivamente para computar '2+2', invocando un valor previamente computado para un argumento menor, esto es, '(2+1)+1' hasta que alcanza el caso base '(((2+0)+1)+1'.
Verifica-se notoria discussao doutrinaria e jurisprudencial acerca da possibilidade, forma e hipoteses de se computar o valor referente ao aviamento subjetivo nos haveres do socio dissidente, quando da dissolucao parcial (4), bem como a forma de mensura-lo.
Sin olvidar, que su tiempo de trabajo y/o estudio se puede computar, si resultan condenados, para poder redimir la pena.
Estos sistemas han sido estudiados durante las ultimas dos decadas y tradicionalmente se han considerado tres tecnicas para su implementacion: el filtrado colaborativo es probablemente la alternativa mas usada, y consiste en computar correlaciones entre usuarios a traves del reconocimiento de su afinidad en preferencias y ratings otorgados sobre un conjunto de items con anterioridad; por otro lado, los sistemas basados en contenido, parten del comportamiento historico del usuario, utilizando sus preferencias para predecir ratings sobre items, de acuerdo con la similitud que estos guardan con otros items calificados en el pasado; finalmente, los sistemas hibridos combinan dos o mas tecnicas para mejorar el funcionamiento del SR.
Una metrica similar es el numero de sentencias (number of commands, NOC), que cuentan el numero de sentencias, son faciles de computar y poseen correlacion con metricas mas complejas (Porkolab y Sillye, 2004).
Some years ago Computar halted production of a series of aspherical (well corrected) f/0.
Pese a la existencia de esta disposicion legal, la actual jurisprudencia del organo de cierre de lo Contencioso Administrativo senala que el termino previsto en el articulo 720 del Estatuto Tributario "se empieza a contar desde la notificacion del acto, por ser este el "primer dia del plazo conforme con el articulo 59 del Codigo de Regimen Politico y Municipal", (4) en el que se senala que el primer y el ultimo dia de plazo deben ser coincidentes, por lo que debe incluirse el dia en que se realiza la notificacion del acto administrativo para computar el termino.
Os participantes devem repetir por completo a sentenga ouvida para ser considerada como acerto e o examinador deve computar (sim ou nao) cada sentenga apresentada, para que o programa calcule a relacao sinal/ruido final, no proprio sistema.

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