digital computer


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digital computer

a computer that processes information in numeric form. Compare analog computer, hybrid computer.
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Application to the prediction of solidification patterns appeared in 1965, when using the Transient Heat Transfer (THT) digital computer program, developed in 1959 by Campbell and Vollenweider, General Electric Co.
Brains are better at some things, while silicon digital computers excel at others.
1937-1942 - John Atanasoff develops the Atanasoff-Berry Computer, or ABC, the first electronic digital computer.
Perhaps, the time has come to face the possibility that it never will be realized with a digital computer.
AI researchers Marvin Minsky and Seymour Papert of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology see a need to combine conventional digital computers with neural networks.
In essence, Contour ties together the traditional world of cinematography with digital computer animation, expanding the possibilities for both motion picture and video game makers.
Petersen then used his mobile digital computer to try the possible missing digits of the license plate, which led him to the Talento Way address.
The University of Pennsylvania is home to the nation's first medical school, the world's first electronic digital computer, and a diverse student body of nearly 20,000 students enrolled in Penn's programs across 270 urban acres in West Philadelphia.
Certainly, digital computer effects make for an enormous improvement on the old ways of putting two images of an actor into the same frame; doing four was probably nearly impossible under old technologies.
Given a large but finite amount of time, a Turing machine is capable of any computation that can be done by any modern digital computer, no matter how powerful.

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