A report on Computer science

Charles Babbage, sometimes referred to as the "father of computing".
Ada Lovelace published the first algorithm intended for processing on a computer.

Study of computation, automation, and information.

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Charles Babbage, sometimes referred to as the "father of computing".

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Computer Science Teachers Association

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The Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA) is a professional association whose mission to “empower, engage and advocate for K-12 CS teachers worldwide.” It supports and encourages education in the field of computer science and related areas.

Formal specification

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In computer science, formal specifications are mathematically based techniques whose purpose are to help with the implementation of systems and software.

Collection of Computer Science Bibliographies

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One of the oldest (if not the oldest) bibliography collections freely accessible on the Internet.

One of the oldest (if not the oldest) bibliography collections freely accessible on the Internet.

It is a collection of bibliographies of scientific literature in computer science and (computational) mathematics from various sources, covering most aspects of computer science.

Electrical engineering

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Engineering discipline concerned with the study, design, and application of equipment, devices, and systems which use electricity, electronics, and electromagnetism.

Engineering discipline concerned with the study, design, and application of equipment, devices, and systems which use electricity, electronics, and electromagnetism.

The discoveries of Michael Faraday formed the foundation of electric motor technology.
Guglielmo Marconi, known for his pioneering work on long-distance radio transmission
A replica of the first working transistor, a point-contact transistor
Metal–oxide–semiconductor field-effect transistor (MOSFET), the basic building block of modern electronics
The top of a power pole
Satellite dishes are a crucial component in the analysis of satellite information.
Control systems play a critical role in spaceflight.
Electronic components
Microprocessor
A Bayer filter on a CCD requires signal processing to get a red, green, and blue value at each pixel.
Flight instruments provide pilots with the tools to control aircraft analytically.
Supercomputers are used in fields as diverse as computational biology and geographic information systems.
The Bird VIP Infant ventilator
Oscilloscope
An example circuit diagram, which is useful in circuit design and troubleshooting.
Belgian electrical engineers inspecting the rotor of a 40,000 kilowatt turbine of the General Electric Company in New York City
The IEEE corporate office is on the 17th floor of 3 Park Avenue in New York City
Satellite communications is typical of what electrical engineers work on.
The Shadow robot hand system
A laser bouncing down an acrylic rod, illustrating the total internal reflection of light in a multi-mode optical fiber.
Radome at the Misawa Air Base Misawa Security Operations Center, Misawa, Japan

The bachelor's degree generally includes units covering physics, mathematics, computer science, project management, and a variety of topics in electrical engineering.

Portrait photograph of Percy Ludgate

Percy Ludgate

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Irish amateur scientist who designed the second analytical engine (general-purpose Turing-complete computer) in history.

Irish amateur scientist who designed the second analytical engine (general-purpose Turing-complete computer) in history.

Portrait photograph of Percy Ludgate

In 1991, a prize for the best final-year project in the Moderatorship in computer science course at Trinity College, Dublin – the Ludgate Prize – was instituted in his honour, and in 2016 the Ludgate Hub e-business incubation centre was opened in Skibbereen, where he was born.

Norman E. Gibbs

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American software engineer, scholar and educational leader.

American software engineer, scholar and educational leader.

He studied to a B.Sc. in mathematics at Ursinus College (1964) and M.Sc. (1966) and Ph.D. (1969) in Computer Science at Purdue University, advised by Robert R. Korfhage.

Depiction of a homunculus from Goethe's Faust

History of artificial intelligence

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The history of artificial intelligence (AI) began in antiquity, with myths, stories and rumors of artificial beings endowed with intelligence or consciousness by master craftsmen.

The history of artificial intelligence (AI) began in antiquity, with myths, stories and rumors of artificial beings endowed with intelligence or consciousness by master craftsmen.

Depiction of a homunculus from Goethe's Faust
Al-Jazari's programmable automata (1206 CE)
Gottfried Leibniz, who speculated that human reason could be reduced to mechanical calculation
US Army photo of the ENIAC at the Moore School of Electrical Engineering.
The IBM 702: a computer used by the first generation of AI researchers.
An example of a semantic network
A Hopfield net with four nodes.

When the economist's definition of a rational agent was married to computer science's definition of an object or module, the intelligent agent paradigm was complete.

Brighton, Hove & Sussex Sixth Form College is a sixth form college in East Sussex for 16- to 19-year-old students offering a broad range of A levels in English literature, English language, maths, biology, chemistry, physics, history, geography, politics, law, classical civilization, religious studies, business, dance, drama, economics, philosophy, computer science, and other subjects.

A-Level

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Subject-based qualification conferred as part of the General Certificate of Education, as well as a school leaving qualification offered by the educational bodies in the United Kingdom and the educational authorities of British Crown dependencies to students completing secondary or pre-university education.

Subject-based qualification conferred as part of the General Certificate of Education, as well as a school leaving qualification offered by the educational bodies in the United Kingdom and the educational authorities of British Crown dependencies to students completing secondary or pre-university education.

Brighton, Hove & Sussex Sixth Form College is a sixth form college in East Sussex for 16- to 19-year-old students offering a broad range of A levels in English literature, English language, maths, biology, chemistry, physics, history, geography, politics, law, classical civilization, religious studies, business, dance, drama, economics, philosophy, computer science, and other subjects.

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Conference proceeding

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Collection of academic papers published in the context of an academic conference or workshop.

Collection of academic papers published in the context of an academic conference or workshop.

However, in computer science, papers published in conference proceedings are accorded a higher status than in other fields, due to the fast-moving nature of the field.

First generation Pong console at the Computerspielemuseum Berlin

Video game

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Electronic game that involves interaction with a user interface or input device such as a joystick, controller, keyboard, or motion sensing device to generate visual feedback.

Electronic game that involves interaction with a user interface or input device such as a joystick, controller, keyboard, or motion sensing device to generate visual feedback.

First generation Pong console at the Computerspielemuseum Berlin
Tennis for Two (1958), an early analog computer game that used an oscilloscope for a display.
Freedoom, a clone of the first-person shooter Doom. Common elements include a heads-up display along the bottom that includes the player's remaining health and ammunition.
Arcade video game machines at the Sugoi arcade game hall in Malmi, Helsinki, Finland
Various gaming consoles at the Computer Games Museum in Berlin
An unlabeled game cartridge for the Nintendo Entertainment System
A North American Super NES game controller from the early 1990s
Handheld units, like the Game Boy, include built-in output screens and sound speakers.
A LAN party at the 2004 DreamHack with hundreds of players
A typical ESRB rating label, listing the rating and specific content descriptors for Rabbids Go Home
Developers use various tools to create video games. Here an editor is fine-tuning the virtual camera system.
E3 2012 in Los Angeles is one of the typical trade show events of the video game industry.
A retail display with a large selection of games for platforms popular in the early 2000s
The Art of Video Games exhibit at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in 2012
The compulsion loop for video games is believed to trigger dopamine release that can encourage addictive behavior.

Also in 2020, computer science professor Regan Mandryk of the University of Saskatchewan said her research also showed that video games can have health benefits such as reducing stress and improving mental health.