Computer Science is the study of the design and development of computer systems.
The main purpose of this narrow field of education is to develop an understanding of computer languages, computational theory as applied to information technology, and computer networks.
This narrow field comprises the following detailed fields:
- Formal Language Theory
- Computational Theory
- Compiler Construction
- Data Structures
- Networks and Communications
- Computer Graphics
- Operating Systems
- Artificial Intelligence
- Computer Science, n.e.c.
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