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 Instruction (computer science) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The types of instruction allowed are defined and determined within the particular platform's instruction set architecture (ISA), which also determines register sources and destination operands, and perhaps an immediate field.
A portion (field) of the instruction designates the operation to be done and is called an opcode; since the numeric value of this is not very meaningful to humans, a corresponding short abbreviation is used by programmers.
The size, or "width" of an instruction depends on the architecture of the platform, but it is usually from 4 to 64 bits wide.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Instruction_(computer_science)   (204 words)

 Computer - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The computer is simply performing a mechanical lookup on preprogrammed tables of lines and colors, which are then translated into arbitrary patterns of light by the output device.
One radical new area of research that could lead to computers with dramatic new capabilities is the field of quantum computing but this is presently in its early stages.
Computers with general-purpose capabilities are called Turing-complete and this status is often used as the capability that defines modern computers, however, this definition is.
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /computer.htm   (3965 words)

 Computer Science
Computer science is the study of computer systems, including the architecture of computers, development of computer software, information processing, computer applications, algorithmic problem-solving and the mathematical foundations of the discipline.
Computer science graduates are recruited heavily and career opportunities include developing software systems for a diverse range of applications such as: user-interfaces; networks; databases; forecasting; world wide web support; and medical, communications, satellite, and embedded systems.
Computer science majors may apply for admission to a special program that leads to a Bachelor of Science degree at the end of the fourth year and a Master of Science degree at the end of the fifth year.
naples.cc.sunysb.edu /CAS/ubdepts2.nsf/pages/cse   (2366 words)

 Computer Science
Computer science is faced with scientific challenges that rival any in history, yet are relevant to practical problems of today.
A computer science degree now tends to be seen more like a liberal-arts major, as a solid grounding for all kinds of future endeavors rather than as a warm-up round of job training that precedes going to work in the computer industry.
'Computer science is a field that came out of the problems we solved and the ones we are still trying to solve,' she said.
www.aaai.org /AITopics/html/compsci.html   (3326 words)

 Computer Science as a Profession
Any discussion of names of the computing sciences professions must recognize the semantic imprecision and confusion that plagues practically every aspect of computers, computer studies, and the range of traditional academic disciplines that increasingly use computers in instruction and in academic research.
Computer science is a young discipline that is evolving rapidly from its beginnings in the 1940's.
In computer science there is an inherent intermingling of the theoretical concepts of computability and algorithmic efficiency with the modern practical advancements in electronics that continue to stimulate advances in the discipline.
www.csab.org /comp_sci_profession.html   (539 words)

 Computer - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
A computer is a device for making calculations or controlling operations that are expressible in numerical or logical terms.
While factually accurate, this definition and those found in other dictionaries are so broad that they fail to differentiate between the many types of historic, contemporary and potential future computers.
For example, economic models have been constructed using water flowing though multiple-constricted channels, and between 1903 and 1909 Percy E. Ludgate developed a design for a programmable analytical machine based weaving technologies in which variables were carried in shuttles.
open-encyclopedia.com /Computer   (3556 words)

 Computer Science
Computing facilities for undergraduates are maintained by both the University Computing Center and the Department of Computer Science.
Continuing computer science majors who have completed at least three CSE courses and have maintained a cumulative grade point average of 3.50 and an average of 3.50 in CSE courses may apply for admission to the honors program in the sophomore or junior year.
Final conferral of honors is contingent upon successful completion of all required courses in the computer science major including a minimum of three honors courses, plus the two-semester honors project., with a cumulative grade point average of 3.50 and an average of 3.50 in all CSE courses.
naples.cc.sunysb.edu /CAS/ubdepts0305.nsf/pages/cse   (2527 words)

 University of Indianapolis Mathematics and Computer Science
Computer Science is the art and science of solving problems using computers.
Students who are interested in a career in computing, or in obtaining practical knowledge and in exploring the ideas behind computing, should consider majoring in Computer Science or taking several of the courses in the program.
These are designed to provide excellent and appropriate instruction in both of these crucial areas of knowledge, and to help students attain goals in numerical literacy and computer literacy.
math.uindy.edu   (341 words)

 EMU Computer Science - Home
The department is located in the College of Arts and Sciences and strives to provide students a broad education centered on computer science and delivered in the context of the liberal arts.
The Computer Science education major and minor are accredited by the Michigan Department of Education and meet rigorous standards of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE).
Graduate programs under the auspices of the Department of Computer Science are the Master of Science in computer science, the graduate secondary teacher certification endorsement program and the graduate certificate in artificial intelligence.
www.emich.edu /compsci   (498 words)

 Computer Science
The computing section may be browsed by the following subjects: computing milieux, hardware, computer systems organization, software, data, theory of computation, mathematics of computing, information systems, computing methodologies, computer applications, and general.
The GAD is a publication of the Association for Computing Machinery; it provides information on graduate programs in computing, including degrees offered and specialties, numbers of faculty and students, faculty interest areas, computer equipment available, types and amounts of financial aid available to qualified students, and admissions requirements and application deadlines.
Sponsored through a partnership of the ACM, arXiv.org e-Print Archive, and NCSTRL (Networked Computer Science Technical Reference Library), CoRR seeks to be the single repository to which researchers from the whole field of computer science will submit reports as a means of rapid dissemination of research results.
library.albany.edu /subject/csci.htm   (8029 words)

 Augustana College: Computer Science
The underlying goal of the Department of Computer Science is to provide up-to-date, quality instruction in its undergraduate programs to support careers in business, science, government, and industry, and to furnish a strong foundation for graduate study in computer science.
A minor in Computer Science and a minor in CIS are available to students who choose to concentrate their studies in an affiliated area.
In addition, several courses are offered to provide the necessary basic knowledge of computer technology and computer programming for those students wishing to use the computer as a tool for study and research in other disciplines.
www.augie.edu /dept/courses/compsci.html   (1597 words)

 Department of Computer Science, University of Arizona
Founded in 1973, the Department of Computer Science at the University of Arizona is celebrating its Tricennial in the 2003-2004 academic year.
The Department emphasizes high quality research and instruction in an atmosphere where undergraduate as well as graduate students benefit from the Department's research programs.
It is ranked the best Computer Science department of its size (15-20 faculty) among publicly funded Universities, is ranked first in number of citations of papers per faculty member, and is ranked 17th overall in publications per faculty.
www.cs.arizona.edu   (201 words)

 Encyclopedia article on Complex Instruction Set Computer [EncycloZine]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
A Complex Instruction Set Computer (CISC) is an instruction set architecture (ISA) in which each instruction can indicate several low-level operations, such as a load from memory, an arithmetic operation, and a memory store, all in a single instruction.
While they achieved their aim of allowing high-level language constructs to be expressed in fewer instructions, it was observed that they did not always result in improved performance.
Implementing all these complex instructions also required a lot of work on the part of the chip designer, and a lot of transistors; this left less room on the processor to optimize performance in other ways.
encyclozine.com /CISC   (447 words)

 Lehigh University - Computer Science & Engineering
The Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) offers programs that lead to bachelor, master and doctoral degrees in computer science and bachelor, master and doctoral degrees in computer engineering, the latter jointly with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE).
Students and faculty have ready access to advanced computational hardware and software both through university resources as well as through our more specialized laboratory workstations.
Further information on the undergraduate and graduate programs, the faculty and their instructional and research interests, will be found on the associated web pages on this site.
www.cse.lehigh.edu   (169 words)

 Computer Science Department Home Page
The goal of the Department of Computer Science is to provide individuals with a broad-based theoretical and practical understanding of Computer Science.
Students who complete the program are prepared to pursue graduate study or to assume positions which include software engineering, technical programming, and the application of computers and related technologies to problems in industry such as computer security, network design and management, and Web design.
To serve students in other academic disciplines by offering instruction in computer applications that are useful in these disciplines.
www.neiu.edu /~compsc   (246 words)

 IBM Research | IBM Research | Computer Science   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
In 1965, a separate department of computer science was established at the Thomas J. Watson Research Center.
Subsequently, computer science research efforts were established at the other IBM Research labs.
Today, Computer Science at IBM Research has over one thousand CS researchers located at our eight labs around the world carrying out research in over twenty computer science disciplines.
domino.research.ibm.com /comm/research.nsf/pages/d.compsci.html   (385 words)

 Department of Computer Science   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The Department is in the College of Arts and Sciences.
It is physically located on the fourth floor of the Ungar Building on the Coral Gables campus.
Instruction ranges from introductory programming courses through to advanced courses in algorithms and software systems.
www.cs.miami.edu   (116 words)

 CofC Computer Science Department
Welcome to the home of the Computer Science Department at the College of Charleston.
Whether you are currently a student at the college, one of our computer science majors, or someone who would like more information about the offerings of the Computer Science Department we hope that you will find the information you are looking for!
Our department prides itself on its ability to provide top-notch instruction in the field of Computer Science while still maintaining a friendly, encouraging atmosphere in which students can learn more about themselves and the world of technology around them.
www.cs.cofc.edu   (190 words)

 Computer Science I & II - High School Technology Applications Courses - Instruction - Technology Applications ...
Computer Science I and II - High School Technology Applications Courses - Instruction - Technology Applications Center for Educator Development(TACED) - Educational Technology
Resources for Computer Science; Including general resources, professional organizations, and programming languages.
The Technology Applications CED is committed to showcasing Texas educators but we need your submissions.
www.tea.state.tx.us /technology/techapp/instruct/hs/cs.htm   (94 words)

 Supplemental Instruction - Computer Science I   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Problem-solving and algorithm development using a high-level programming language.
Computer organization, programming language and programming, elements of programming style, documentation, introduction to structured programming.
Supplemental Instruction 11 Bowman Hall University of Wisconsin-Stout Menomonie, WI 54751 Tel.
www.uwstout.edu /si/fallCS144.shtml   (36 words)

 Computing Disciplines Facility (CDF)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The Computing Disciplines Facility (CDF) provides computing support for courses in Computer Science and related disciplines.
It is operated by the Department of Computer Science at the University of Toronto.
Note: This information is maintained by the Faculty of Arts and Science, it is not administered locally.
www.cdf.toronto.edu   (180 words)

 SCE Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The lecture took place on Monday, November 7th, in the main auditorium at Unity Temple on the Plaza.
SCE advising appointments can be scheduled by contacting the Computer Science and Electrical Engineering Division at 816-235-1193 or the Civil and Mechanical Engineering Division at 816-235-5550.
UMKC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution; Part of the University of Missouri System; Reporting Possible Copyright Infringement
www.cstp.umkc.edu   (161 words)

 Directory of open access journals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
International Journal of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science
Journal of the Association for History and Computing
Publisher: Department of Theoretical Computer Science, Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany
www.doaj.org /ljbs?cpid=114   (632 words)

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