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The name of the field[edit]

The article mentions thast Naur promoted the name "datalogy" (which turned 50 earlier this year). Also, I believe the name "cybernetics" is or has been used, e.g. in the former East Block. With a suitable source, this should perhaps be mentioned in the same section.-- (talk) 09:26, 24 May 2016 (UTC)


Regardless of degree, this is not taught in schools. — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 01:41, 24 October 2016 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 11 December 2016[edit]

2600:1011:B16D:1B03:8943:6566:E3C1:463A (talk) 13:51, 11 December 2016 (UTC)
Not done: as you have not requested a change.
If you want to suggest a change, please request this in the form "Please replace XXX with YYY" or "Please add ZZZ between PPP and QQQ".
Please also cite reliable sources to back up your request, without which no information should be added to, or changed in, any article. - Arjayay (talk) 15:37, 11 December 2016 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 5 March 2017[edit]

I believe the small image for computer vision (the eye) does not accurately depict the field of computer vision. Instead I believe an image of a computer vision application with an image similar to this image which shows computer object recognition of automobiles. Tjgerot (talk) 02:06, 5 March 2017 (UTC)

Not done for now: It's better to seek consensus for your proposed change before requesting that someone actually make the change. Also, it's best to make very specific edit requests—"change x to y". Finally, please be aware that Wikipedia pages don't display external images; all image files are hosted locally. In other words, you need to select an image that's already uploaded and therefore actually available to use. (You can also upload one yourself. See Wikipedia:Uploading images for guidance.) RivertorchFIREWATER 05:16, 5 March 2017 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 15 March 2017[edit]

Capitalize 'science' in the title so that it is "Computer Science" (talk) 03:02, 15 March 2017 (UTC)

Not done: It would be inconsistent with Wikipedia style to do this. Compare Natural science, Earth science, and Social science. You're welcome to make a case for this being the exception. However, even beyond Wikipedia, the second word in these constructions is usually lowercase except when it's part of a longer phrase (e.g., Department of Computer Science). RivertorchFIREWATER 03:44, 15 March 2017 (UTC)