# Computer Modeling Articles

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• ### Correlation

In probability theory and statistics, correlation, also called correlation coefficient, indicates the strength and direction of a linear relationship between two random variables. In general ... > more
• ### Computer virus

A computer virus is a self-replicating computer program written to alter the way a computer operates, without the permission or knowledge of the user. Though the term is commonly used to refer to a ... > more
• ### Motion perception

Motion perception is the process of inferring the speed and direction of objects that move in a visual scene given some visual input. While this process appears straighforward to most observers, it ... > more
• ### Hash function

A hash function or hash algorithm is a function for examining the input data and producing an output hash value. The process of computing such a value is known as ... > more
• ### Tessellation

A tessellation or tiling of the plane is a collection of plane figures that fill the plane with no overlaps and no gaps. One may also speak of tessellations of parts of the plane or of other ... > more
• ### Cryptography

Cryptography is the field concerned with linguistic and mathematical techniques for securing information, particularly in communications. The study of how to circumvent the use of cryptography is ... > more
• ### John von Neumann

John von Neumann (December 28, 1903 - February 8, 1957) was a Hungarian-German mathematician and polymath who was a pioneer of the modern digital computer and the application of operator theory to ... > more
• ### Macroeconomics

Macroeconomics is the economics sub-field of study that considers aggregate behavior, and the study of the sum of individual economic decisions. Macroeconomics can be used to analyze how best to ... > more

The Xanadu Houses were a series of experimental homes, built to showcase examples of computers and automation in the home in the United ... > more
• ### Probability theory

Probability theory is the mathematical study of phenomena characterized by randomness or uncertainty. More precisely, probability is used for modelling situations when the result of an experiment, ... > more

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