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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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The national coalition is committed to increasing access and funding for computer science education in K-12 schools.
It is very exciting to see that the number of new freshmen computer science majors being advised in the summer is up again this year," said Department Chair Kendall Nygard.
requiring every public and charter high school to offer at least one computer science course
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It closes with suggestions for policymakers seeking to emphasize computer science going forward.
During the event, the young women's parents were also introduced to the field and the numerous career opportunities open to computer science majors.
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His message was that computer science was on the cusp of breakthroughs in areas like speech recognition and artificial intelligence.
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In this catalog, the University of Westminister's School of Computer Science provides information for persons interested in attaining a computer science education at their school.
Computer Science saw profit increase by 20% last quarter - outpacing a 13% industry average - and matching market expectations of 48 cents a share.
The Computer Science Accreditation Commission (CSAC) of the Computing Sciences Accreditation Board (CSAB) is the accrediting body for computer science programs.

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