Computing as a discipline

@article{Denning1989ComputingAA,
  title={Computing as a discipline},
  author={P. Denning and D. Comer and D. Gries and M. Mulder and A. Tucker and A. Turner and P. Young},
  journal={Computer},
  year={1989},
  volume={22},
  pages={63-70}
}
  • P. Denning, D. Comer, +4 authors P. Young
  • Published 1989
  • Computer Science
  • Computer
  • A summary is given of a report that had the following goals: to describe computer science in a way that emphasizes fundamental questions and significant accomplishments; to propose a teaching paradigm for computer science that conforms to traditional scientific standards, emphasizes the development of competence in the field, and harmoniously integrates theory, experimentation, and design; and to give a detailed example of an introductory course sequence in computer science that is based on the… CONTINUE READING
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