# calculus

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**Calculus of functions**— Calculus Cal cu*lus, n.; pl. {Calculi}. [L, calculus. See {Calculate}, and {Calcule}.] 1. (Med.) Any solid concretion, formed in any part of the body, but most frequent in the organs that act as reservoirs, and in the passages connected with… …32

**Calculus of operations**— Calculus Cal cu*lus, n.; pl. {Calculi}. [L, calculus. See {Calculate}, and {Calcule}.] 1. (Med.) Any solid concretion, formed in any part of the body, but most frequent in the organs that act as reservoirs, and in the passages connected with… …33

**Calculus of probabilities**— Calculus Cal cu*lus, n.; pl. {Calculi}. [L, calculus. See {Calculate}, and {Calcule}.] 1. (Med.) Any solid concretion, formed in any part of the body, but most frequent in the organs that act as reservoirs, and in the passages connected with… …34

**Calculus of variations**— Calculus Cal cu*lus, n.; pl. {Calculi}. [L, calculus. See {Calculate}, and {Calcule}.] 1. (Med.) Any solid concretion, formed in any part of the body, but most frequent in the organs that act as reservoirs, and in the passages connected with… …35

**Calculus (book)**— Calculus , by Michael Spivak, is a textbook on calculus. It is not an ordinary calculus textbook mdash; although it introduces calculus from first principles, it may be unsuitable for persons wishing to learn to apply calculus to scientific and… …36

**Calculus of predispositions**— is a basic part of Predispositioning Theory and belongs to the indeterministic procedures. “The key component of any indeterministic procedure is the evaluation of a position. Since it is impossible to devise a deterministic chain linking the… …37

**Calculus of Broadcasting Systems**— (CBS) is a CCS like calculus where processes speak one at a time and each is heard instantaneously by all others. Speech is autonomous, contention between speakers being resolved nondeterministically, but hearing only happens when someone else… …38

**Calculus bovis**— Calculus bovis[1], niu huang or ox bezoars are dried gallstones of cattle used in Chinese herbology, where they are claimed to remove toxins from the body. In Asian countries calculus bovis are harvested when cattle (Bos taurus domesticus Gmelin) …39

**Calculus of voting**— refers to any mathematical model which predicts voting behaviour by an electorate, including such features as participation rate. A calculus of voting represents an hypothesized decision making process.These models are used in political science… …40

**Calculus Made Easy**— is a 1910 book on calculus by Silvanus P. Thompson, considered a classic and elegant introduction to the subject. The original text is public domain, but a 1998 update by Martin Gardner is available which provides an introduction and notes to… …