The process of calculating a result by use of an algorithm (e.g., a computer program) and related data. The ability to remember and solve problems.

Articles on that refer to Computation

A Computational Foundation for the Study of Cognition By David Chalmers
The Law of Accelerating Returns By Ray Kurzweil
Consciousness Connects Our Brains to the Fundamental Level of the Universe By Stuart Hameroff
Chapter 1: The Evolution of Mind in the Twenty-First Century By Ray Kurzweil
Reflections on Stephen Wolfram's 'A New Kind of Science' By Ray Kurzweil
Chapter 2: I Married a Computer By John Searle
Chapter 6: Locked in His Chinese Room By Ray Kurzweil
The Age of Intelligent Machines, Chapter Three: Mathematical Roots By Ray Kurzweil
Book Review: A New Kind of Science By Scott Aaronson
The Age Intelligent Machines, Chapter Six: Electronic Roots By Ray Kurzweil

News Articles that refer to Computation

The Computer at Nature's Core
Computational Capacity of the Universe
Computing needs a Grand Challenge
Caltech computer scientists embed computation in a DNA crystal
Biological computer can run 1 billion programs
Gene Finding with Hidden Markov Models
Prize Announced for Determining the Boundaries of Turing Machine Computation
Folding@home project sets Guinness world record for computation speed
$3 million grant awarded to build 'digital matter'
Peer-to-peer cancer research program launched


Research Institute for Symbolic Computation
RISC-Linz was established by the Austrian Government in 1987. It is located in the castle of Hagenberg but is organizationally an institute of the Johannes Kepler University in Linz. In close contact with the departments of Mathematics and Computer Science, RISC-Linz pursues computer mathematics in three facets: research, education, and industrial applications.