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**Algorithm**— Flow chart of an algorithm (Euclid s algorithm) for calculating the greatest common divisor (g.c.d.) of two numbers a and b in locations named A and B. The algorithm proceeds by successive subtractions in two loops: IF the test B ≤ A yields yes… …112

**Church–Turing thesis**— Church s thesis redirects here. For the constructive mathematics assertion, see Church s thesis (constructive mathematics). In computability theory, the Church–Turing thesis (also known as the Church–Turing conjecture, Church s thesis, Church s… …113

**Pi**— This article is about the number. For the Greek letter, see Pi (letter). For other uses, see Pi (disambiguation). The circumference of a ci …114

**Algorithm characterizations**— The word algorithm does not have a generally accepted definition. Researchers are actively working in formalizing this term. This article will present some of the characterizations of the notion of algorithm in more detail. This article is a… …115

**Primary Insurance Amount**— The Primary Insurance Amount (abbreviated PIA [ [https://s044a90.ssa.gov/apps10/poms.nsf/lnx/0300601002!opendocument POMS RS 00601.002] ] ), for the purposes of the Social Security Administration, is the amount which is used as the beginning… …116

**History of the Church–Turing thesis**— This article is an extension of the history of the Church–Turing thesis. The debate and discovery of the meaning of computation and recursion has been long and contentious. This article provides detail of that debate and discovery from Peano s… …117

**Floating point**— In computing, floating point describes a method of representing real numbers in a way that can support a wide range of values. Numbers are, in general, represented approximately to a fixed number of significant digits and scaled using an exponent …118

**List of important publications in computer science**— This is a list of important publications in computer science, organized by field. Some reasons why a particular publication might be regarded as important: Topic creator – A publication that created a new topic Breakthrough – A publication that… …119

**History of the Church-Turing thesis**— This article is an extension of the history of the Church Turing thesis.The debate and discovery of the meaning of computation and recursion has been long and contentious. This article provides detail of that debate and discovery from Peano s… …120

**calendar**— calendrical /keuh len dri keuhl/, calendric, calendarial /kal euhn dair ee euhl/, calendarian, calendaric, adj. /kal euhn deuhr/, n. 1. a table or register with the days of each month and week in a year: He marked the date on his calendar. 2. any …