Convergence


Convergence

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Convergence or may refer to:

Science

Mathematics

  • Convergence (mathematics), refers to the notion that some functions and sequences approach a limit under certain conditions
  • Convergence (logic), the notion that a sequence of transformations come to the same conclusion, no matter what order they are performed in.

Natural sciences

Computing and technology

  • Bioconvergence, the merger of previously distinct technologies into a new form; requiring new theories, new products, and new practices
  • Convergence (telecommunications), the combination of multiple services through lines of telecommunication from a single provider
  • Convergence (routing), the status of a set of routers having the same knowledge of the surrounding network topology
  • Convergence (evolutionary computing), a means of modeling the tendency for genetic characteristics of populations to stabilize over time
  • Convergence (SSL), a distributed replacement for the CA system used by Secure Sockets Layer.

Economy

Society and culture

Entertainment

Literature

Music

Politics

Gatherings

Other

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  • convergence — [ kɔ̃vɛrʒɑ̃s ] n. f. • 1671; de convergent 1 ♦ Le fait de converger. La convergence de deux lignes. Convergence d un système optique, d une lentille. Rapport de convergence. ⇒ grandissement. Météor. Convergence de deux masses d air. Géol. Zone de …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Convergence — Con*ver gence, Convergency Con*ver gen*cy, n. [Cf. F. convergence.] 1. The condition or quality of converging; tendency to one point; the occurrence of two or more things coming together. [1913 Webster] 2. (Math.) the approach of an infinite… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Convergence — Allgemeine Informationen Genre(s) Rock, Metal, Alternative Metal, Nu Metal Gründung 2001 Website …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • convergence — CONVERGENCE. substant, fémin. Terme de Géométrie. Position réciproque de deux lignes qui vont en s approchant.Convergence. En Dioptrique, c est la disposition des rayons d un corps lumineux, qui vont en s approchant, jusqu à ce qu ils se… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • convergence — convergence. См. конвергенция. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • convergence — index adjoiner, caucus, center (central position), centralization, coalescence, coalition, collection (accumulation) …   Law dictionary

  • convergence — thesis …   Dictionary of sociology

  • convergence — (n.) 1713, from CONVERGE (Cf. converge) + ENCE (Cf. ence). Related: Convergent. Convergent evolution was in use among biologists by 1890 …   Etymology dictionary

  • convergence — n. pl. convergencies [kən vʉr′jəns] n. [< CONVERGENT] 1. the act, fact, or condition of converging 2. the point at which things converge 3. Biol. the development of similarities in unrelated organisms living in similar environments: Also… …   English World dictionary

  • Convergence — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Convergence », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) Le terme de convergence est utilisé dans… …   Wikipédia en Français


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