An analysis of research in computing disciplines

Glass, Robert L., Ramesh, V. and Vessey, Iris (2004) An analysis of research in computing disciplines. Communications of the ACM, 47 6: 89-94. doi:10.1145/990680.990686


Author Glass, Robert L.
Ramesh, V.
Vessey, Iris
Title An analysis of research in computing disciplines
Journal name Communications of the ACM   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0001-0782
0588-8069
Publication date 2004-06
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1145/990680.990686
Volume 47
Issue 6
Start page 89
End page 94
Total pages 6
Place of publication New York
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery
Language eng
Subject 0806 Information Systems
Abstract Many people consider the contemporary time period the "era of computing." Indeed, technological advances in the computing field are leading in exciting new directions. It is their intention here to analyze the field of computing by examining computing research, in order to better understand where the field has been, and to consider where it may be going. The possibility of amalgamation among computing disciplines raises some potentially interesting questions. It is interesting to contrast the findings for the three disciplines. Computer science examines topics related to computer concepts at technical levels of analysis by formulating processes/methods/algorithms largely using mathematically based conceptual analysis; further, it does not rely on reference disciplines. Regarding any potential amalgamation of the fields, whether at the level of the discipline or of the institution, it is important that it be based on both mutual understanding and mutual acceptance. The research findings provide information to address such issues directly.
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