Task may refer to:
- Task analysis
- Task (project management)
- Task (computing), in computing, a program execution context
- TASK party, a series of improvisational participatory art-related events organized by artist Oliver Herring
- Task (language instruction) refers to a certain type of activity used in language instruction
- The TASK family of potassium ion channels
- Task (L): Dragon deity
Other articles related to "task":
... Visual search is a type of perceptual task requiring attention that typically involves an active scan of the visual environment for a particular object or feature (the target) among other objects or features ... of reaction time (RT) relates to the number of distractors present in the visual search task ... related to an increase in difficulty of the task (See Fig 1) ...
... The Energy Task Force, officially the National Energy Policy Development Group (NEPDG), was a task force created by then-U.S ... energy policy administration and was a precursor to the Energy Task Force ...
... The Babson task is a kind of chess problem of the form "white to move and mate black in N moves against any defence" with the following play White makes his first move ... The task is named after the first person to speculate about the possibility of such a problem, Joseph Ney Babson ... for a composer of chess problems to devise a satisfying Babson task problem, and for around half a century the task was considered to be near-impossible in directmate form ...
... A scheduled-task pattern is a type of software design pattern used with real-time systems ... as long as absolutely needed, the scheduled-task pattern delays execution until a determined time ...
Famous quotes containing the word task:
“From cradle to grave this problem of running order through chaos, direction through space, discipline through freedom, unity through multiplicity, has always been, and must always be, the task of education, as it is the moral of religion, philosophy, science, art, politics and economy; but a boys will is his life, and he dies when it is broken, as the colt dies in harness, taking a new nature in becoming tame.”
—Henry Brooks Adams (18381918)
“The first moments of sleep are an image of death; a hazy torpor grips our thoughts and it becomes impossible for us to determine the exact instant when the I, under another form, continues the task of existence.”
—Gérard De Nerval (18081855)
“Every mans task is his life-preserver. The conviction that his work is dear to God and cannot be spared, defends him.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)