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On Computing : The Fourth Great Scientific Domain.

By: Series: The MIT Press SerPublisher: Cambridge : MIT Press, 2012Copyright date: ©2012Description: 1 online resource (333 pages)Content type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
ISBN:
  • 9780262305280
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: On Computing : The Fourth Great Scientific DomainDDC classification:
  • 004
LOC classification:
  • QA76 -- .R657 2013eb
Online resources:
Contents:
Intro -- Contents -- Preface -- Background -- Acknowledgments -- 1 The Computing Sciences -- 1.1 What Is Computing? -- 1.2 The Scope of the Computing Sciences -- 1.3 Summary -- 2 The Relational Approach -- 2.1 Domains -- 2.2 Relationships -- 2.3 The Metascience Expression Language -- 3 Implementation -- 3.1 Implementing Computing (C/Δ) -- 3.2 Computational Implementation (Δ/C) -- 3.3 Implementation Summary -- 4 Interaction -- 4.1 Passive Computing Interactions -- 4.2 Influencing Active Computing (C←Δ) -- 4.3 Computing Actively Influencing (C→Δ ) -- 4.4 Bidirectional Active Influence (C↔Δ) -- 4.5 Interaction Summary -- 5 Relational Macrostructures and Analyses -- 5.1 Mixed Worlds -- 5.2 Pursuing Science -- 5.3 Research Institutes -- 5.4 Academic Computing -- 6 Computing as a Great Scientific Domain -- 6.1 Great Scientific Domains -- 6.2 Computing -- 6.3 Best Inventions of the Year -- 7 Conclusion -- Notes -- Index.
Summary: A proposal that computing is not merely a form of engineering but a scientific domain on a par with the physical, life, and social sciences.
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Intro -- Contents -- Preface -- Background -- Acknowledgments -- 1 The Computing Sciences -- 1.1 What Is Computing? -- 1.2 The Scope of the Computing Sciences -- 1.3 Summary -- 2 The Relational Approach -- 2.1 Domains -- 2.2 Relationships -- 2.3 The Metascience Expression Language -- 3 Implementation -- 3.1 Implementing Computing (C/Δ) -- 3.2 Computational Implementation (Δ/C) -- 3.3 Implementation Summary -- 4 Interaction -- 4.1 Passive Computing Interactions -- 4.2 Influencing Active Computing (C←Δ) -- 4.3 Computing Actively Influencing (C→Δ ) -- 4.4 Bidirectional Active Influence (C↔Δ) -- 4.5 Interaction Summary -- 5 Relational Macrostructures and Analyses -- 5.1 Mixed Worlds -- 5.2 Pursuing Science -- 5.3 Research Institutes -- 5.4 Academic Computing -- 6 Computing as a Great Scientific Domain -- 6.1 Great Scientific Domains -- 6.2 Computing -- 6.3 Best Inventions of the Year -- 7 Conclusion -- Notes -- Index.

A proposal that computing is not merely a form of engineering but a scientific domain on a par with the physical, life, and social sciences.

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