Real processes as sources for tasks in informatics
- Article: Real processes as sources for tasks in informatics
- Author(s): Pavel S. Pankov
- Journal: Olympiads in Informatics 4 (2010), 95-103
Abstract: Most of tasks in informatics are set with a background story about real processes even though the circumstances seem to be strained a little. At the same time natural sciences (physics, chemistry, biology, genetics, astronomy, geology, etc...) contain many interesting laws and facts, some of which can serve as a natural base for tasks in informatics. A survey of some of the laws, facts and techniques (especially ones of discretization), chosen to illustrate a composition of genuine tasks, are proposed in the paper.
Keywords: tasks, informatics, real processes, sciences, physics, chemistry, biology, geology
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