Integration

Integration is a process of combining or accumulating. It may specifically refer to:

*The bringing together of two or more economies, cultures, religions (usually called syncretism), etc.;in sociology and economy
*Social integration
*Racial integration, refers to social and cultural behavior; in a legal sense, see desegregation
*Political integration, the centralisation of power within a polity
*Economic integration
*Regional integration
*Horizontal integration and vertical integration, in microeconomics and strategic management, refer to a style of ownership and control
*Integration clause, in a contract, a term used to declare the contract the final and complete understanding of the parties
*Integrated production;in mathematics
*Integration, in mathematics, a concept of calculus, is the act of finding integrals
*Indefinite integration, in mathematics, refers to antidifferentiation
*A time series may be integrated, as in Autoregressive integrated moving average

;In computer science
*System integration, the process by which smaller pieces of software are brought together to form a larger piece of software that was designed to solve a problem
*Digital integration, in computer science, allows data from one device or software to be read or manipulated by another, resulting in ease of use; see also XML
*Enterprise application integration, also known as systems integration, as the use of software and computer systems to bring together a set of enterprise computer applications
*IP integration, involving the Internet Protocol;in biology
*retroviral integration

ee also

*Disintegration
*Integral (disambiguation)


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