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information processing

noun Unabridged
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Examples from the web for information processing
  • Today's economy is highly dominated by information processing and services, not by agriculture.
  • information processing and telecoms witness vividly to the effect of sharp price falls.
  • Nature endowed us with an extra-large capacity of information processing.
  • The long-chain fatty acid is essential to eyesight development and seems to increase information processing in infants.
  • The brain is a bounded machine, an information processing device with limited computational power.
  • It is really quite brilliant and will open a new opportunity in individual communications and personal information processing.
  • Neurologists have often wondered why our information processing system is so robust to the noise that must bombard it.
  • What they don't say is how thermal information processing might be used.
  • The bee's finely tuned choreography is a virtuoso performance of biologic information processing.
  • Even something as simple as seeing, he explains, requires phenomenally complex information processing.
British Dictionary definitions for information processing

information processing

(computing) the combined processing of numerical data, graphics, text, etc
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Contemporary definitions for information processing

the process of gathering, retrieval, storage, searching of informational data; also called data processing

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