The Science of Computing: Shaping a Discipline

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CRC Press, 3 dec. 2014 - 292 sidor
The identity of computing has been fiercely debated throughout its short history. Why is it still so hard to define computing as an academic discipline? Is computing a scientific, mathematical, or engineering discipline? By describing the mathematical, engineering, and scientific traditions of computing, The Science of Computing: Shaping a Discipli
 

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Introduction
3
Computer Scientists and Mathematicians
17
Theoretical Roots of Modern Computing
21
Marriage to Mathematics
33
The Formal Verification Debate
59
The Fall and Rise of Engineering
85
Engineering the Modern Computer
91
Software Engineering to the Rescue
111
Whats in a Name?
145
Science of the Artificial
153
Empirical Computer Science
175
Conclusions
203
References
219
Bibliography
253
Back Cover
277
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