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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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The influx of foreign computer scientists enabled by the program lowered wages of domestic workers in the field, stimulated growth in related fields, and reduced consumer prices.
Computer scientists Stefan Popoveniuc and Ben Hosp, both of George Washington University in Washington, D.
But the software engineers and computer scientists did not separate or divorce.
We of the ACM are concerned that if computer scientists continue to talk in language focused on "phenomena surrounding computers," they will find themselves increasingly disconnected from the concerns people have about information processing and communications.
ITA Software was founded by computer scientists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Now, physicists and computer scientists are figuring out ways to pull true randomness out of the physical world.
Many computer scientists say Active-X is less elegant and less powerful than Open Doc.
Computer scientists receive mixed answers to the questions.
Netezza's innovative data management appliance was evaluated by computer scientists at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) as part of a partnership to develop a platform for the rapid management and analysis of very large data sets for international and homeland defense.
That's why the Israeli team of computer scientists and biochemists pursued a different application: a DNA computer that could by itself diagnose and treat disease.
They're called knowledge workers: programmers, computer scientists, Webmasters, architects, engineers, network technicians, health assessment specialists, teachers, product managers, marketing executives and more who work for media and entertainment companies, for computer software manufacturers, for networking companies, health care firms, instrument manufacturers, financial services and more.
Staff and volunteers are working with computer scientists in the Soviet Union to establish as many as five local SIGs, as well as a general interest Soviet Union chapter.

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