English Dictionary
◊ DID YOU MEAN THE CALCULUS?
the calculus
n : the branch of mathematics that is concerned with limits and
with the differentiation and integration of functions
[syn: {calculus}, {infinitesimal calculus}]
English Computing Dictionary
◊ TUPLE CALCULUS
tuple calculus
A form of {relational calculus} in which a
variable's only permitted values are {tuples} of a given
{relation}.
{Codd}'s unimplemented language {ALPHA} and the subsequent
{QUEL} are examples of the tuple calculus.
(1998-10-05)