**Branch predication** — is a strategy in computer architecture design for mitigating the costs usually associated with conditional branches, particularly branches to short sections of code. It does this by allowing each instruction to conditionally either perform an… … Wikipedia

**Branch (computer science)** — For other uses, see Branch (disambiguation). A branch is sequence of code in a computer program which is conditionally executed depending on whether the flow of control is altered or not (at the branching point). The term can be used when… … Wikipedia

**Branch table** — In computer programming, a branch table (sometimes known as a jump table) is a term used to describe an efficient method of transferring program control (branching) to another part of a program (or a different program that may have been… … Wikipedia

**Branch point** — In the mathematical field of complex analysis, a branch point may be informally thought of as a point z 0 at which a multi valued function (usually referred to as a multifunction in the context of complex analysis) changes values when one winds… … Wikipedia

**Zero ring** — In ring theory, a branch of mathematics, a zero ring is a ring (without unity) in which the product of any two elements is 0 (the additive identity element)[1]. (Note: Some authors[2] define a zero ring to be a ring with a single element, see… … Wikipedia

**Zero Minus Ten** — Infobox Book | name = Zero Minus Ten title orig = translator = image caption = 1998 British paperback edition. author = Raymond Benson illustrator = cover artist = country = United Kingdom language = English series = James Bond genre = Spy novel… … Wikipedia

**zero-sum game** — A branch of *game theory for the systematic analysis, in competitive conditions, of strategies for the optimal selection of alternative courses of action. The participants in a zero sum game have conflicting interests: One participant’s gain is… … Auditor's dictionary

**Cranial nerve zero** — Latin nervus terminalis Code TA A14.2.01.002 The terminal nerve, or cranial nerve zero, was discovered by German scientist Gustav Fritsch in 1878 in the brains of sharks. It was first found in humans in 1913 … Wikipedia

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**Signed zero** — is zero with an associated sign. In ordinary arithmetic, −0 = +0 = 0. However, in computing, some number representations allow for the existence of two zeros, often denoted by −0 (negative zero) and +0 (positive zero). This… … Wikipedia