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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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However, newly aware of the stakes, risks, and intellectual challenges associated with voting equipment, computer scientists and mathematicians specializing in encryption are now avidly taking part in the search for dependable and inviolable voting technology.
Having seen what these scientific institutions say about the context in which technologists should conduct their work, let us look at what the computing profession does: It encourages computer scientists to be narrow technorats.
Computer scientists ran level-set expansion, and bi-directional, breadth-first search against the data.
The Internet, says Peter Neumann, a computer scientist at SRI International, a research group in Menlo Park, Calif.
Now, physicists and computer scientists are figuring out ways to pull true randomness out of the physical world.
Computer scientists have discovered connections between the problem of guessing secrets and various topics in computer science, such as separating systems into smaller units, diagnosing technical problems, protecting data from unauthorized reproduction, and authenticating ownership claims.
In another recent effort, Hart and computer scientist Douglas Zongker of the University of Washington developed a novel method for constructing polyhedra by blending together two or more existing polyhedra.
It's a brilliant demonstration of how to solve difficult problems by subverting protocol features, says computer scientist Matthias Bauer of the Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremburg in Germany.
Martin, an ethnographer and computer scientist in the Xerox Innovation Group in Webster, N.
so that they appear to be one uniform, consistent data set," explains computer scientist Jim Gray of Microsoft Research in San Francisco.
iNquiry XTE for the Mac provides application integration and interoperability through an open, standards-based mechanism and the necessary Apple "ease of use" to enable the scientist that might not also be a computer scientist.
A new breed of engineer and computer scientist is emerging.

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