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computer science

[kəm′pyüd·ər ′sī·əns]
(computer science)
The study of computers and computing, including computer hardware, software, programming, networking, database systems, information technology, interactive systems, and security.

computer science

The field of computer hardware and software. It includes systems analysis & design, application and system software design, programming and datacenter operations. For young students, the emphasis is typically on learning a programming language or running a computer with little attention to the study of information and its uses. In order to better deal with business information requirements, students must also be introduced to data administration and database concepts. See information management, information system and IT.
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Morrison, The Social History of the Choctaw Nation: 1865-1907 (Durant: Creative Infomatics, 1987); Alexander Spoehr, "Changing Kinship Systems: A Study in the Acculturation of the Creeks, Cherokees and Choctaws," Field Museum of Natural History, Anthropological Series 33 (January 17, 1947): 153-235; John R.
Thermo LabSystems also announced the resignation of Managing Director Gordon Logan, who also served as president of Thermo Electron's Infomatics division.
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Along with the crisis, we have had a third industrial revolution, the basis of which is infomatics and biogenetics with all the dangers that it represents, as well as nuclear and space technology.
Early work in these areas indicates that knowledge gained in the genetics and infomatics areas has applications in such things as the optimization of process parameters and the orderly storage, handling, and processing of large amounts of information.
I do however disagree with his assertion that "In a post-national infomatics, narrative gets in the way of data, and cyberspace becomes both the new spatial metaphor and actual location of global power" (p.
The generic term describing this field is road transport infomatics.
PANEL '93: JAIIO, Latin American Conference of Infomatics
One fruit born from the relationship, a CBT introduction to computer sciences for high school students called Infomatics, is being offered this year by high schools in Princeton, N.
Infomatics General's Ordernet was endorsed by the National-American Wholesale Grocers Association to support UCS beginning in 1984.