the science that deals with the theory and methods of processing information in digital computers, the design of computer hardware and software, and the applications of computers.
- computer scientist, noun
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How to use computer science in a sentence
That lighthearted moment inspired Samaira to develop a passion for computer science.Samaira Mehta shows other kids the fun of coding by inventing board games | Gina Rich | February 9, 2021 | Washington Post
When I did go to school, it was for an introduction to computer science class, the only course I attended in those years of high school.Traditional school isn’t always the way to go, and I wish my parents had seen that earlier | Kenneth R. Rosen | February 5, 2021 | Washington Post
He’s a graduate student in computer science at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles.How to fight online hate before it leads to violence | Kathiann Kowalski | February 4, 2021 | Science News For Students
Mathematicians must now revisit other assumptions relating to these matrices, while hurriedly learning enough computer science to understand the paper.
I’m also happy that I’m starting to see universities offering some of these classes in computer science.“I started crying”: Inside Timnit Gebru’s last days at Google—and what happens next | Karen Hao | December 16, 2020 | MIT Technology Review
The HBP, he argues, could revolutionize computer science, which will surely profit from insights into how the brain works.The Science Community’s Fight Over an Artificial Brain | Elizabeth Picciuto | July 10, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The report also names the administrator of one such targeted directory, a German computer science student named Sebastian Hahn.Use or Look at Online Privacy Tools? NSA Labels You an ‘Extremist’ | Joshua Kopstein | July 3, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He leveraged his earlier experience and knocked a computer science degree out of the park, graduating with high honors.Killing Net Neutrality Kills the Dreams of Young Entrepreneurs | Joshua DuBois | April 27, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
“One of the great ironies is that computer science should be the most mathematical of all the sciences,” Omohundro said.This is What Happens When You Teach Machines the Power of Natural Selection | James Barrat | February 1, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He hopes to go to Stanford and major in computer science, but for now he has to juggle homework with his online vigilante persona.
British Dictionary definitions for computer science
the study of computers and their application
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Scientific definitions for computer science
The study of the design and operation of computer hardware and software, and of the application of computer technology to science, business, and the arts.
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