A computer programming language devised for use in parallel processing
see William of Occam.
The principle (attributed to William of Occam) that in explaining a thing no more assumptions should be made than are necessary. The principle is often invoked to defend reductionism or nominalism
(Circa 1285–1349), English philosopher and Franciscan friar. A defender of nominalism, he is known for the maxim called ‘Occam’s razor’