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ERIC Number: ED020128
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Sep
Pages: 37
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Reference Count: 0
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COMPUTER SCIENCES IN ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING.
Commission on Engineering Education, Washington, DC.
THE COMMITTEE ON COMPUTER SCIENCES IN ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING (COSINE COMMITTEE) OF THE COMMISSION ON ENGINEERING REPORTS ITS EXPLORATION OF THE ROLE OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING IN COMPUTER SCIENCES. GREATER FLEXIBILITY IN ENGINEERING CURRICULA IS FELT ESSENTIAL TO MEET THE EDUCATIONAL NEEDS IN SUCH A RAPIDLY CHANGING AND DIVERSE FIELD. THE MAJOR RECOMMENDATIONS INVOLVE THREE AREAS--(1) EDUCATION IN THE PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES OF THE DESIGN OF GENERAL PURPOSE DIGITAL INFORMATION PROCESSING SYSTEMS, (2) SHIFT OF INFORMATION PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY FROM THE CONTINUOUS TO THE DISCRETE, AND (3) INTEGRATION OF DIGITAL COMPUTATION INTO MANY OF THE TRADITIONAL COURSES IN ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING CURRICULUM. APPENDIXES INCLUDE (1) SELECTED REFERENCES FOR BASIC SUBJECT AREAS, AND (2) EXISTING ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING CURRICULA OF SEVERAL SCHOOLS WITH A CONCENTRATION IN COMPUTER SCIENCE. (DH)
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Authoring Institution: Commission on Engineering Education, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: ASSOCIATION FOR COMPUTING MACHINERY; MATHEMATICAL ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA