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Computer science

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Computer science is the science of information. Computer scientists study different ways of reading, using, and encoding information.

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Computer science deals with the theoretical foundations of computation and practical techniques for their application.

There are many different areas within computer science. In some areas, scientists only work with ideas "on paper". In other areas they use those ideas to make things like computers and computer programs.

A person who works in computer science will often need to understand logic and mathematics.

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