Definition of Occam in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈɒkəm


[mass noun]
  • A computer programming language devised for use in parallel processing.
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    • For example, it's possible to provision voice and DSL services through Occam's BLCs remotely.
    • The reason you need something like Occam is that for any set of data you can come up with countless theories which explain it.


1980s: from the name of William of Occam.

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