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  Parameter - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Strictly speaking, parameters are denoted by the symbols that are part of the function's definition, while arguments are the values that are supplied to the function when it is used.
For example, Spearman is a non-parametric test as it is computed from the order of the data regardless of the actual values, whereas Pearson is a parametric test as it is computed directly from the data and can be used to derive a mathematical relationship.
When the terms formal parameter and actual parameter are used, they generally correspond with the definitions used in computer science.
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 PARAMETER   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Parameters themselves can be changed by inputs, but usually the parameters determine how input will be transformed into outputs.
In the linear equation y = ax + b, the slope "a" and the y-intercept "b" are the parameters; "x" is the independent variable and "y" the dependent variable.
(Umpleby) (2) In computer science parameter is an entry in a command or routine that must be replaced with specific data prior to execution.
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 Computer Science
This course provides an overview of computing and computer science, including such topics as the history of computers, computer applications, introductory concepts in digital electronics and computer architecture, computer languages, theory of computation, artificial intelligence, and the impact that computers have had on society and are likely to have in the future.
Prerequisite: Computer Science 18 and Computer Science 19.
Prerequisite: Computer Science 23 and Computer Science 25.
www.dartmouth.edu /~reg/courses/desc/cosc.html   (5827 words)

 Carleton College: Computer Science: Course Information
Prerequisite: Computer Science 117 or consent of the instructor.
Prerequisite: Computer Science 127 or consent of the instructor.
Prerequisites: Computer Science 127; Computer Science 177 or Mathematics 236 or consent of the instructor.
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 Computer Science
Computer science studies the development of algorithms and data structures for representing and processing information using computers.
Students who intend to concentrate in computer science are encouraged to have completed Computer Science 141, 241, 243 and 303 by the end of their sophomore year.
Students taking computer science as either their major or as a minor in their undergraduate years may be eligible for this program.
www.wm.edu /catalog/2003-04/computerscience.htm   (1490 words)

 Computer Science
The Department of Computer Science is a community of faculty staff and students, centered in the computer science disciplines.
The Department of Computer Science is dedicated to providing the highest quality education possible to its graduate and undergraduate students through excellence in teaching and excellence in research.
[COSC 1300] This is a computer literacy course.
www.shsu.edu /catalog/cs.html   (2529 words)

 Parameter (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.virginia.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
In logic, the parameters passed to (or operated on by) an open predicate are called parameters by some authors (e.g.
Statistics are Mathematical characteristics of samples which are used as estimates of parameters, Mathematical characteristics of the populations from which the samples are drawn.
On the computer, parameters are used to differentiate behavior or pass input data to Computer programs or their subprograms.
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 CS Catalog
The computer science curriculum is designed to accommodate students who want professional preparation in computer science but do not necessarily have a strong interest in computer systems hardware.
Group II: Two required courses or equivalent from Computer Science 111, 112 or 118, 131 or 132, 161 or 163 or 168, 171 or 174, 172 or 173 or 270A.
Focus on brain theories that are important for modern computer science and, in particular, on models of sensory perception, sensory-motor coordination, and cerebellar and cerebral structure and function.
www.cs.ucla.edu /csd/cs_catalog.html   (6318 words)

 Parameter (computer science) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Parameters are also commonly referred to as arguments, though arguments are more properly thought of as the actual values or references assigned to the parameter variables when the subroutine is called at runtime.
In the sum subroutine, the parameters addend1 and addend2 are evaluated, yielding the arguments 40 and 2, respectively.
The exact mechanism for assigning arguments to parameters, called parameter passing, depends upon the evaluation strategy used for that parameter (typically call-by-value), which may be specified using keywords.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Parameter_(computer_science)   (630 words)

 Category Computer science - the free encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.virginia.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
In its most general sense, computer science (CS or compsci) is the study of
computers, which range from the abstract analysis of algorithms, formal grammars, etc. to more concrete subjects like
computer engineering, although there are significant overlaps and no clear demarcation.
www.free-web-encyclopedia.com.cob-web.org:8888 /default.asp?t=Category:Computer_science   (89 words)

 Computer Science
Computer science majors can complete the first two years of their B.S. or B.A. through these courses.
The Associate in Science in Computer Science is designed to give the student sufficient knowledge to enter the job market as a programmer.
In addition, it will provide the student with a sound foundation in courses which are commonly the core of baccalaureate programs in computer science and will enable the student to transfer to a four-year institution.
www.nr.cc.mn.us /computerscience/department/csfact.html   (842 words)

 MS in Computer Science
Admission to the University is determined by the Computer Science Department and the University Office of Admissions and is highly competitive.
All transfers are subject to evaluation by the Computer Science Department and the Office of Admissions of the University.
Computational linear algebra; solution of general nonlinear systems of equations; approximation theory using functional analysis; numerical solution of ordinary and partial differential equations.
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 What is parameter? - A Word Definition From the Webopedia Computer Dictionary (via CobWeb/3.1 ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
In general, parameters are used to customize a program.
(2) In programming, the term parameter is synonymous with argument, a value that is passed to a routine.
Parameter Generation and Control: Laboratory Chambers - Provides relative humidity and temperature control laboratory chambers with walk-in or reach-in chambers, and generators for industrial testing.
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 Computer Science - CS 161 Introduction to Computer Science I (4 credits)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Problem solving, the design of algorithms for solutions, and the translation of tested algorithms into the grammar of a high-level computer language are emphasized.
Computer ethics are introduced with an analysis of the nature and social impact of computer technology; this is emphasized using example cases and integrating ethical issues into at least one project and exams.
Students are introduced to the basics of computer architecture, algorithms, and fundamental C++ syntax.
www.cs.pdx.edu /course.php?cid=4   (563 words)

 Eva Tardos, Department of Computer Science, Cornell University (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.virginia.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Archer and E. Tardos: Truthful mechanisms for one-parameter agents, Proceedings of the 42nd IEEE Symposium on Foundations of Computer Science (2001) 482-491.
In the Proceedings of the 42nd Annual IEEE Symposium on the Foundations of Computer Science, 2001.
Disjoint Paths in Densely Embedded Graphs, In the Proceedings of the 34th Annual IEEE Symposium on the Foundations of Computer Science, 1995, pp.
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 Chemistry - Category:Computer science (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.virginia.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
In its most general sense, computer science (CS or compsci) is the study of computation and information processing, both in hardware and in software.
In practice, computer science includes a variety of topics relating to computers, which range from the abstract analysis of algorithms, formal grammars, etc. to more concrete subjects like programming languages, software, and computer hardware.
As a scientific discipline, it is distinct from mathematics, programming, software engineering, informatics, and computer engineering, although there are significant overlaps and no clear demarcation.
www.chemistrydaily.com.cob-web.org:8888 /chemistry/Category:Computer_science   (98 words)

 Computer Science
Research in Computer Science is addressed by two teams, Computational Mathematics and Geometry, and Computational Environments.
Work in computational mathematics and geometry focuses on the areas of linear solvers, mesh generation and refinement, and interpolation between diverse discretizations.
The target of our computational environments program is to provide the broad computational infrastructure necessary to support complex, large-scale simulations in general, and for rocket simulation in particular.
www.csar.uiuc.edu /F_info/ResearchCS.htm   (3266 words)

 Postgraduate Diplomas/ Faculty of Science, 2004/2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Graduates in any area where Computer Science/Information Systems was a significant part of their total learning, e.g.
Honours BA with a good minor in Computer Science, or Honours in the Higher Diploma in Computer Science, and who can demonstrate or have demonstrated the aptitude and ability to benefit from the programme.
The programme will have a practical orientation, with the emphasis being on computer systems, applications and programming languages which are in widespread use in the software industry.
www.ucc.ie /academic/postgraduate/calendar/diploma/science/page16.html   (324 words)

 Santa Barbara City College - Computer Science
To satisfy the course requirements of the Computer Science major, the student is encouraged to meet with a member of the Computer Science faculty for individualized guidance.
Because Computer Science is such a competitive major at many four-year schools, it is most important for a student to consult with his/her counselor and departmental adviser before planning an academic program for transfer.
Lectures and computer laboratory exercises provide a moderate-depth understanding of UNIX/Linux architecture and commands from a computer science perspective.
www.sbcc.cc.ca.us /computerscience   (1637 words)

 Computer Laboratory - Computer Science Syllabus - Concepts in Programming Languages
Computer Laboratory > Computer Science Syllabus - Concepts in Programming Languages
The general aim of this course is to provide an overview of the basic concepts that appear in modern programming languages, the principles that underlie the design of programming languages, and their interaction.
McCarthy, J. Recursive functions of symbolic expressions and their computation by machine.
www.cl.cam.ac.uk /DeptInfo/CST/node45.html   (226 words)

 IUCS Colloquium Schedule   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Florin Cutu, Department of Computer Science, Indiana University
Raquel Hill, Department of Computer Science, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Alberto Apostolico, Computer Science Department, Purdue University and Dip.
www.cs.indiana.edu /Calendar/colloquia   (541 words)

 Computer Science   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
If security is a concern with an external enterprise they can redefine their table through a SQL "view" that allows them to control access privileges, and also add a trigger to keep a shadow log of all adjustments.
The author was the one who presented to Japan's 5GL summit (for those too young to remember, Japan swore to leap ahead of the U.S. in computers and invested $billions of federal money into this effort) the argument that they would never succeed because their paradigm in "logic" was wrong.
On the horizon, the convergence of genetic engineering and computer science is underway.
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 LAMC | Computer Science
The student will become acquainted with electronic methods of data processing, and will learn about the development of the computer and the uses of the computer by business management.
Upon completion of the course students will be able to write programs in C, determine the suitability of C for particular applications and design C routines to be modular and compact.
This course provides students with the workable knowledge needed for the installation, setup, troubleshooting, and optimization of hardware and software related to personal computer systems and peripheral devices.
www.lamission.edu /disciplines/co_sci.html   (1056 words)

 CS 594, Special Topics in Computer Science: Fixed-Parameter Tractability   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
CS 594, Special Topics in Computer Science: Fixed-Parameter Tractability
This course is intended for graduate students* with interests in advanced algorithmics and applications.
If permission is granted, undergraduate students should register for this as CS494.
www.cs.utk.edu /~langston/courses/cs594-fall2006   (113 words)

 U.T.Dallas Computer Science Program (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.virginia.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
He is is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science, Eric Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science.
Research theme: Stochastic Modeling, Parameter Estimation, Adaptive Optimization, and Simulation in Communication, Signal Processing, and Computer Network Systems.
L. Singh and G. Dattatreya, "A novel approach to parameter estimation in Markov-modulated Poisson processes," in 2004 IEEE Emerging Technologies Conference (ETC), Oct. 2004, Richardson Texas [pdf]
www.utdallas.edu.cob-web.org:8888 /~datta   (522 words)

 W:en:Parameter (computer science) - Wikitography (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.virginia.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
W:en:Parameter (computer science) - Wikitography (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.virginia.edu)
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 Hexapedia - Parameter (computer science) (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.virginia.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Parameters are a way of allowing the same sequence of commands to operate on different data without re-specifying the instructions.
The actual value given to a subprogram while invoking it (that is, rock, cake, or car) is called an actual parameter or an argument and the placeholder within the subprogram used to describe the operations on the argument is called a formal parameter or simply a parameter.
Call-by-reference can be simulated in some call-by-value languages like C via pointers: each pointer behaves like a reference to some datum, and while changes to the pointer itself are not visible by the caller (because the pointer was passed by value), modifications to the referenced datum are visible.
www.hexafind.com.cob-web.org:8888 /encyclopedia/Parameter_(computer_science)   (857 words)

The Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) Department is among the leading departments in the nation, with a diverse program of nearly 100 courses per semester, 90 faculty, 800 undergraduate and 700 graduate students.
Jessy Grizzle talks to representatives from the Coalition for National Science Funding
Martha Pollack Supports Women's Role in Science and Engineering.
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