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  Word (computer science) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In computing, "word" is a term for the natural unit of data used by a particular computer design.
The number of bits in a word (the word size or word length) is an important characteristic of a computer architecture.
Some of the earliest computers were decimal rather than binary, typically having a word size of 10 or 12 decimal digits, and some early computers had no fixed word length at all.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Word_(computer_science)   (1649 words)

 Integer (computer science) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In computer science, the term integer is used to refer to any data type which can represent some subset of the mathematical integers.
The term word is used for a small group of bits which are handled simultaneously by processors of a particular architecture.
The 36-bit word length was common in the early days of computers, but word sizes that are not a multiple of 8 have vanished along with non-8-bit bytes.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Integer_(computer_science)   (1041 words)

 Computer science definition by The Linux Information Project
Computer science is the study of the storage, transformation and transfer of information.
Science is a technique for learning about the natural world by applying the principles of the scientific method (which includes making empirical observations, proposing hypotheses to explain those observations, and then testing those hypotheses); engineering is the application of science.
Computer science in universities was initially treated as a branch of mathematics and not as a separate discipline.
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 Computer science - Simple English Wikipedia
Computer science left the other sciences near the end of the 20th century and made its own ways of doing things and its own group of word uses.
Computer science looks at the theoretical (not real) parts of computers.
Computer engineering looks at the real parts of computers (those that a person could touch), and software engineering looks at the use of computer programs and how to make them.
simple.wikipedia.org /wiki/Computer_science   (780 words)

 Computer Science
The Department of Computer Science is a community of faculty staff and students, centered in the computer science disciplines.
The Department of Computer Science is dedicated to providing the highest quality education possible to its graduate and undergraduate students through excellence in teaching and excellence in research.
[COSC 1300] This is a computer literacy course.
www.shsu.edu /catalog/cs.html   (2529 words)

 68: Computer science
Computer science, today more accurately a separate discipline, considers a number of rather mathematical topics.
There is a website devoted to the history of computing (only some of this, of course, is "computer science" in the mathematical sense).
This is largely because subfield 68Q (computing theory) is among the largest of the three-digits subfields in the database; the extent to which that literature is part of mathematics is not clear.
www.math.niu.edu /~rusin/known-math/index/68-XX.html   (572 words)

 IU Computer Science Department
As of July 2005, the Computer Science Department has joined the School of Informatics; this is an exciting time of transition, and we look forward to many new opportunities that combine the talents of the diversely talented faculty and students making up the newly reconfigured School.
Outstanding Women in Science Lecture Series: The speaker for the Outstanding Women in Science Lecture Series Speaker for Spring 2006 is Beth Plale, an Associate Professor in the IU Computer Science Department.
IU Computer Science is now accepting applications for a Post-doc position in the area of embedded systems software specification, design, and verification.
www.cs.indiana.edu   (700 words)

 Computer Science Internships - Computational Sciences Major - Hollins University
The computer science major provides a firm base in algorithms and problem solving, a mathematical background to develop reasoning abilities, subsequent exposure to the foundations of computing, exploration of computer systems from multiple perspectives, and an introduction to specific areas of computer science research and development.
Seniors are assessed in their ability to design a computer system to solve a real-world problem and present their results at the Natural Sciences and Mathematics Division Science Seminar.
Computers and other devices are linked via a sophisticated high-speed fiber optic network that connects most administrative and academic buildings and student residences.
www.hollins.edu /undergrad/computersci/compsci.htm   (441 words)

 Department of Computer Science - Appalachian State University
Appalachian's Department of Computer Science provides a rigorous, high-quality education that prepares students for the computing industry or graduate education.
Computer science programs are not easy, but the rewards can be outstanding.
The Visualization and Computing Teacher's Workshop is designed to bring twenty high-school Mathematics and Science teachers together for five days to learn about online resources for different subjects and to learn about some of the latest technologies used in the instruction of these subjects.
www.cs.appstate.edu   (468 words)

 UCSD Department of Computer Science and Engineering - CSE Home
UCSD's computer science and engineering department was elevated to the 13th position overall -- the largest jump of any program in the top 30.
In addition, UCSD was ranked among the top twenty in all computer science specialties (9th in Systems, 14th in Theory, 17th in Programming Languages and 19th in Artificial Intelligence).
With these funds, Pevzner plans to introduce computer science and computational aspects of bioinformatics to all UCSD biology majors with a spring 2007 course on algorithmic biology.
www.cse.ucsd.edu   (911 words)

 Augustana Academics
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   (1619 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.
Covering the computer architecture concepts of caches and pipelining, this tutorial is aimed at undergraduate students.
library.albany.edu /subject/csci.htm   (8109 words)

 AP Computer Science I   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
This course focuses mainly on computer programming and is a college level, computer science class using Java language.
Students are not required to have a computer with an internet connection at home however, it is recommended.
In other words if a student is also taking AP Physics, he cannot receive extra credit in both AP Computer Science and AP Physics for the same project.
www.intuitor.com /student/AP_CompSci_I_Syl.htm   (1171 words)

 Computer encyclopedia help   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
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 Department of Computer Science @ Earlham College
The Computer Science Department at Earlham is not solely composed of professors and computer maintenance folk.
Computer Science works closely with Mathematics and Physics and has ties to linguistics and logic.
These three are woven throughout the Department, binding the sometimes disparate topics of Computer Science into a cohesive body of knowledge and experience.
www.cs.earlham.edu   (609 words)

 CSM: Computer Science and Mathematics Division
The Computer Science and Mathematics Division (CSM) is ORNL's premier source of basic and applied research in high-performance computing, applied mathematics, and intelligent systems.
There is an enormous variety of problems involving MD that require large amounts of computation, both major extensions of existing studies and exploration in new fields that have yet to be tackled because of a lack of adequate high-performance computing capability.
The new code already enables computations 40+ times larger and 100+ times faster than previous work and is achieving 62% of peak on the ORNL Cray X1 (3.4 TFLOP/s sustained on 432 MSP).
www.csm.ornl.gov   (481 words)

 Computer Science   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
A hands-on introduction to computer usage with an emphasis on terminology and the underlying connections within the discipline.
Credit for either COSC 320 or 493, but not both, may count toward computer science major requirements for graduation; the other course credits are free electives.
Foundations in primitives, geometry, and algorithms of passive computer graphics are the principal focus.
www.iup.edu /registrar/catalog/course/cosc.shtm   (2135 words)

 Department of Computer Science, University of Arizona
The Department of Computer Science at the University of Arizona emphasizes high quality research and instruction in an atmosphere where undergraduate as well as graduate students benefit from the Department's research programs.
The Department of Computer Science has offered masters and doctoral degrees since its founding in 1973.
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   (189 words)

 What is computer science? - A Word Definition From the Webopedia Computer Dictionary
The study of computers, including both hardware and software design.
Computer science is composed of many broad disciplines, including artificial intelligence and software engineering.
Hoover's: Computer Sciences Corp. Company Research - Find information on Computer Sciences Corp with operations and products, financials, officers, competitors and more at Hoover's.
www.webopedia.com /TERM/H/computer_science.html   (224 words)

 Personal computer [encyclopedia]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
The first personal computers that appeared in the 1970s (see Home Computers) were markedly less versatile and powerful than business computers of the day.
During the 1990s, the power of personal computers increased radically, blurring the formerly sharp distinction between personal computers and multi-user computers such as mainframes.
The first computers that can be called 'personal' were the first non-mainframe computers, the LINC and the PDP-8.
www.kosmoi.com /Computer/Personal   (488 words)

 Rogers State University - Tradition. Innovation. Excellence   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
The class is designed for the beginning word processing student and will cover creating, revising, printing, formatting, moving, multiple page documents, repetitive documents, spell check, plus using the thesaurus and creating reports.
The course is appropriate for those preparing to work as computer or data processing professionals, to work in computer related fields, or to take part in our increasingly computerized society.
An expert system in a computer equivalent (or partial equivalent) of a body of human expertise, the kind of expertise used when a person fixes a car (not restricted to typical computer data).
www.rsu.edu /academics/bulletins/2001-2002/Descriptions/CS   (1075 words)

 Computer Word Processing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
Computer Skills for Word Processing and Spreadsheets Jarrod is entering a paragraph in a word processing program.
The Mathematics and Computer Science Department at SJSU split into two separate departments on July 12002.
Word Processing Syllabus teach basic computer skills as they relate to word processing and typing.
www.freenode.info /fr/Word_Processing/Computer_Word_Processing   (727 words)

 Course Technology - Catalog
Our Computer Science textbooks are created exclusively with the student in mind.
Computing technology is changing dramatically with new hardware/software developments and with new applications announced almost daily.
Barsky’s vast experience in computer science classrooms around the world makes him one of the best resources in this field, and will enable Course Technology to increase the breadth and vitality of the computer science list.
www.course.com /catalog/subcategory.cfm?category=Computer+Science   (322 words)

 Computer Science Resume Templates
Your browser will either recognize the file type and immediately open your word processor with the document loaded or it will give you the option to "Open File" or "Save File." If you select "Open File," you may be prompted to select which program (your word processor.exe file) to open the file with.
If your browser does not allow you to directly click on the link to load the document with your word processor, you may want to right click on the link, then save the file to your hard drive to be opened within your word processor.
After you have modified the template, you may remove the last line on the template (the copyright line), which is intended to be kept with any template to direct users to download the template only from our site.
www.collegegrad.com /resumes/quickstart/compsci.shtml   (275 words)

 Homeschool Computer Course--Programming for Kids, Kids Build Web Sites
Computer Science Pure and Simple students (grade 5 through high school) need to prepare with some keyboarding using a separate application such as Mavis Beacon, Typing Tutor, or Captain Keyboard.
Computer Science Pure and Simple books contain instructions at the beginning on how to adapt the lessons for use on EX..
Computer Science Pure and Simple for Homeschoolers gets kids working immediately taking what they read and applying it.
www.motherboardbooks.com   (2623 words)

 Computer Science
This is a mandatory course that will provide an introduction to the computer, exploring the essential concepts and information about the computer.
Computer Science I is designed to prepare students to function in an increasingly computerized world.
This course is a continuation of the Computer Science I course.
www.smhlancers.org /curriculum/CompSci.html   (925 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   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
Computers play a critical role in the lives of everyone, and the focus of the Canisius computer science curriculum is to ensure that every graduate receives maximum "hands-on" exposure to computers and technology to better prepare them for college and future endeavors.
Juniors and Seniors are offered four electives: The first is a programming course in JAVA, the second is the Advanced Placement Computer Science A course, the third is Advanced Placement Computer Science AB course, and the fourth is a desktop publishing and web design course using Microsoft Publisher and Microsoft FrontPage 2003.
Computers play an increasingly important role in people's lives.
www.canisiushigh.org /canisius.aspx?pgID=892   (168 words)

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