Oracle (disambiguation)

An oracle was usually a priest or a priestess through whom the gods were supposed to speak or prophesize.

Oracle may also refer to:

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  • Pythia, commonly known as the Oracle of Delphi, the name of the high priestess of the Temple of Apollo at Delphi who also served as the oracle.

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  • Oracle machine, a computational model used to study decision problems
  • Oracle Corporation, a software and enterprise hardware company
  • ORACLE (computer), an early computer
  • Test oracle, a mechanism used in computing, software engineering and software testing, to determine whether a test case has passed or failed
  • Random oracle, a black box that responds to every unique query with a random response
  • Padding oracle, a black box which responds to queries about whether a message is correctly padded or not
  • Oracle AI, a hypothetical artificial general intelligence design limited to answering questions
  • blockchain oracle, a service that provides smart contracts with information from the outside world

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