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The Great Insights of Computer Science?[edit]

Doesn't this section seem out of place of the otherwise very encylopediac organization of the text? It looks like a someone simply read Rapaport's article and copied and pasted the text there. — Preceding unsigned comment added by DracoDruida (talkcontribs) 02:46, 2 April 2015 (UTC)

The title of the section might not belong here, but I believe the content does. Carewolf (talk) 11:51, 2 April 2015 (UTC)

Is Computer Science, A Science?[edit]

Mathematics has been wrongly classified as an exact science, which is a contradiction if it is exact it can not be a science. Computer science as a branch of mathematics, is not necessarily a science, at least not the more formal branches closely related to mathematical logic. Neural nets, evolving computing, and other inexact ways to compute are more experimental in nature, in such cases it is possible to talk about computing as a science. I have seen this discussion by mathematicians questioning their activity being classified as science, but I have not seen that discussion with respect of computing. I know that Computer Science is a wide established name, but not necessarily correct. Some discussion should exist in literature, if someone knows that, please help to discuss this aspect in this article.— Preceding unsigned comment added by 189.178.74.12 (talkcontribs)

  1. Computer Science (also known as informatics or information science) is no branch of Mathematics
  2. It is established as department/faculty in most Universities.
So what is your problem? --Kgfleischmann (talk) 04:39, 28 July 2015 (UTC)

I would argue that this article's introduction wrongly classifies Computer Science as a science. The name is a misnomer in the same way calling mathematics "Number Science" would be, for just as with the fields of mathematics and logic, to describe it as "scientific" is at best describing only the potential for applying scientific processes to aspects of it and not accurately describing the totality of the entire field. chad. (talk) 19:24, 27 January 2016 (UTC)

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Two of the links, https://web.archive.org/20141008080148/http://www.telegraph.co.uk/money/main.jhtml?xml=/money/2006/08/27/ccsoft27.xml and https://web.archive.org/web/20140812013839/http://www.stanford.edu/dept/ICME/docs/history/forsythe_knuth.pdf do not work. The others work. Me, Myself & I (talk) 04:29, 28 January 2016 (UTC)