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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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Although this model for ant behavior has yet to be validated, computer scientists already have found it useful for data sorting, where artificial ants perform random walks to pick up or drop off data items according to criteria of similarity.
While AI can trounce the best chess or Jeopardy player and do other specialized tasks, it's still light-years behind the average 7-year-old in terms of common sense, vision, language and intuition about how the physical world works, Ernest Davis, a computer scientist at New York University said.
In addition to Clarke, who is one of the co-inventors of Model Checking, the research team includes project Deputy Director Amir Pnueli, a New York University computer scientist and a Turing Award winner for his work on systems verification.
While the possibility of a voting machine virus had been hypothesized by other researchers, the new study shows that the threat is real, comments computer scientist Douglas W.
Jain, a computer scientist at Michigan State University in East Lansing.
To test this sound theory, paleontologist Philip Currie of the Royal Tyrrell Museum in Alberta, Canada, and computer scientist Nathan Myhrvold (right) of the Microsoft Corporation created computer simulations of dino tails, The simulations would tell them if it was possible for a dino tail to travel faster than sound.
Williamson and computer scientist Carl Diegert worked for two years re-creating the sound by using a parasaurolophus skull unearthed in northwestern New Mexico in 1995 by Williamson and Robert Sullivan of the State Museum of Pennsylvania.
The speaker, Latanya Sweeney, is a computer scientist and will describe some experiments she has conducted using tools from her discipline.
We're looking for simplicity and scalability," said John Johnson, a LLNL computer scientist.
PROGRAMMING THE UNIVERSE: A Quantum Computer scientist Takes On the Cosmos SETH LLOYD
Presenting this year's lecture series, which is cosponsored by the MIT Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Religion and Science Course Program, is renown computer scientist and Stanford University professor emeritus Donald Knuth, who is addressing the topic of "Things a Computer Scientist Rarely Talks About.
Charles Palmer, a slender, bearded, 40-year-old computer scientist, looked on with pride at the members of his team.

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