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Definition of Computer science

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field which studies the performance and function of computers
Computer science Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
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computer science
n : the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures

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Noun
1. the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
(synonym) computing
(hypernym) engineering, engineering science, applied science, technology
(hyponym) artificial intelligence, AI
(part-holonym) information science, informatics, information processing, IP
(classification) computer, computing machine, computing device, data processor, electronic computer, information processing system
(class) addressable
Computer science Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
Telecommunication Standard Terms
The discipline that is concerned with methods and techniques relating to data processing performed by automatic means.
Web Dictionary of Cybernetics and Systems
The study of the use, design and CONSTRUCTions of (largely digital ) computer s. Computer science heavily relies on mathematical (see mathematics ) and engineering insights. In spite of its mathematically sophisticated, academically demanding, and economically profitable appearance, its body of generally acceptable fundamental laws or principles, is small. A more appropriate name for this "state of the art"-like body of knowledge would be computer technology. (Krippendorff )
Computer science Definition from Computer & Internet Dictionaries & Glossaries
Internet Glossary
The study of computers, including both hardware and software design. Computer science is composed of many broad disciplines, including artificial intelligence and software engineering. Most universities now offer bachelor, master, and doctorate degrees in computer science.

Computer science Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
Computer science (abbreviated CS or CompSci) is the scientific and practical approach to computation and its applications. It is the systematic study of the feasibility, structure, expression, and mechanization of the methodical processes (or algorithms) that underlie the acquisition, representation, processing, storage, communication of, and access to information, whether such information is encoded in bits and bytes in a computer memory or transcribed engines and protein structures in a human cell. A computer scientist specializes in the theory of computation and the design of computational systems.

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