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computer science

1. The development, configuration, and architecture of computer hardware and software.
2. The study of computer hardware and software.
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Mathematicians and computer scientists, for example, have shown theoretically that the threshold for the 3-SAT phase transition must lie between 3.
Over the past few decades, computer scientists have designed computer algorithms that produce a good approximation of true randomness.
The new machine will become a laboratory in which UW-Madison computer scientists can collaborate with scientists in the fields of medicine, biology and engineering.
Instead of an algorithm requiring an amount of computer time that grows exponentially with the target number's size, computer scientists wanted one that grows more slowly, say, at a rate that's only proportional to the number size or, more likely, a straightforward power of the number size.
They have also attracted the attention of computer scientists interested in the fundamental limits of computation--for example, in determining the relative running time or amount of memory a computer would require to solve various types of demanding problems in their most difficult form (SN: 5/6/00, p.
When MIT computer scientist Madhu Sudan heard about the Chung-Graham-Leighton work, he noticed a link to a task known as list decoding, which concerns errors that may occur during the transmission of digital data.
It was developed by a team of meteorologists, wind engineers, computer scientists, statisticians, financial analysts, and actuary scientists.
Hart has also collaborated with mathematicians and computer scientists to define and visualize a variety of new mathematical shapes.
ITA Software, a fast-growing, technology company founded by computer scientists from MIT, announced today that it is holding Boston's First IT Band Bash on Monday, June 26 at the Middle East Downstairs at 472/480 Massachusetts Avenue in Cambridge beginning at 8:00 p.
Physicists Albert-Laszo Barabasi and Hawoong Jeong and computer scientists Jay B.
RAD is proud of its cooperation with the universities in helping to prepare the future engineers and computer scientists for our industry," Dr.
The virtual observatory also has piqued the interest of computer scientists.

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