# Define analog computer in a line

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Define analog computer in a line
posted Jun 2, 2018

One Liner
An analog computer is a computer which is used to process analog data.

Detail Definition
An analog computer is a form of computer that uses the continuously changeable aspects of physical phenomena such as electrical, mechanical, or hydraulic quantities to model the problem being solved.

Comparison with Digital computer
Digital computer process data which is binary, i.e. in the form of 0 and 1. Analog computers operate on mathematical variables in the form of physical quantities that are continuously varying.