Computer Time

Computer Time

 

(also machine time), the time required for an electronic computer to complete a certain set of computational operations. To calculate computer time, the useful operational time of the computer is taken as a percentage or as the average number of hours of operation per 24-hour period. Computer time is a basic indicator in determining charges for the services rendered by a computer center.

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Global Health Organizations to local chiropractors agree - short stretch breaks are essential to relieving computer time tensions and stiffness: the trick is .
computer time, equipment, participant fees, and incentives), software, or conference travel.
28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A new effort, being introduced today, aims to make it possible for medical researchers to develop small molecules that can be used to prevent, treat and find cures for a wide range of debilitating diseases by enlisting the help of volunteers around the world and using their idle computer time.
They used spare computer time to click through pictures of more than a million galaxies to help classify them.
In August, a four-day math and reading camp would also be offered to rising fifth-graders previously enrolled in Project ACE and would include computer time with Academy of READING and Academy of MATH alternated with classroom instruction and hands-on labs.
Staff will be on hand to provide information about local branches and hubs, book computer time in branches and manage general enquiries including giving directions to the pop-up library.
Too much computer time for boys can lead to poor bone health Boys who lead sedentary lifestyles and spend a lot of their spare time playing computer games tend to have weaker bones compared to those who are more active, according to a new study.
The researchers assessed 13,284 young and healthy Spanish university graduates to determine the association between three types of sedentary behaviours and risk of death from all causes: television viewing time, computer time and driving time, Xinhua reported.
The film took two months of research and programming, four hours of computer time, and 2,000 hours of film processing, [at] a cost of about $600 per minute.
Now he's again without a telephone and he's having to borrow computer time on neighbouring farms to complete VAT returns.
One second of film takes five or more days to of computer time.
More than 400,000 volunteers have already contributed 9,000 years of computer time to this project, and individual computers have processed more than 10 million transactions.

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