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Computer science is facing crisis in the US due to the lack of awareness of computer science in public at large. The duality between program and data, abstraction, recursion, tractability, virtualization and fault tolerance are among the basic principles of computer science. Computer science is treated as a provider of services and infrastructure by the policymakers and funding agencies. Computer science has also caused other sciences to think differently, a statement often illustrated by pointing to the need for computational approaches in many scientific disciplines.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)31-33
Number of pages3
JournalCommunications of the ACM
Issue number8
StatePublished - Aug 2005

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Computer Science


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