Computing as a Science: A Survey of Competing Viewpoints

@article{Tedre2011ComputingAA,
  title={Computing as a Science: A Survey of Competing Viewpoints},
  author={M. Tedre},
  journal={Minds and Machines},
  year={2011},
  volume={21},
  pages={361-387}
}
  • M. Tedre
  • Published 2011
  • Psychology, Computer Science
  • Minds and Machines
  • Since the birth of computing as an academic discipline, the disciplinary identity of computing has been debated fiercely. [...] Key Result The article argues that much of the discussion about the scientific nature of computing is misguided due to a deep conceptual uncertainty about science in general as well as computing in particular.Expand Abstract
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