The final report of the Task Force on the Core of Computer Science presents a new intellectual framework for the discipline of computing and a new basis for computing curricula. This report has been endorsed and approved for release by the ACM Education Board.
It is ACM's 40th year and an old debate continues. Is computer science a science? An engineering discipline? Or merely a technology, an inventor and purveyor of computing commodities? What is the intellectual substance of the discipline? Is it lasting, or will it fade within a generation? Do core curricula in computer science and engineering accurately… (More)
Business and industty need employees who can work as members of a team. Most college and university experiences have not trained students to work together. This panel will discuss the approaches being developed to meet the needs of business and industry by providing students with the breadth and depth of knowledge they need to become productive… (More)
PREFACE Members of the IEEE Computer Society and ACM frequently encounter new computer science graduates inadequately prepared to handle the professional responsibilities implied by their degree. This faulty preparation can be traced to institutions lacking the faculty and facilities to support their programs or meet enrollment demands. The Computer Society… (More)
For many years there have been complaints from enterprises such as business, industry and government that academia is unable to produce graduates that can function well in the design and implementation of large and complex information and engineering systems. These complaints have been voiced and confirmed once again in recent reports and conference… (More)
the pre-planned motion control. The above results quantitatively illustrate the ability of the system to improve over time. This improvement is qualitatively described in Section 5. 7. Conclusion The biped was able to achieve walking for extended periods of time. However human supervision was necessary, as failures occurred every few minutes, and the biped… (More)