Computer science (I1)

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HESA Subject Description CUG Subject
Computer science (I100) The study of the design and application of electronic computer systems, including computer architectures, software and systems design. fl.CugSubject
Computer architectures & operating systems (I110) The study of the systemic structure of computer systems and the associated software which facilitates the efficient co-ordination and use of the component units. fl.CugSubject
Computer architectures (I111) The study of the systemic structure of computer systems. fl.CugSubject
Operating systems (I112) The study of software which is designed to facilitate the efficient co-ordination and use of system components. fl.CugSubject
Displays & imaging (I113) The study of the software, hardware and mathematical tools used to represent, display and manipulate computer graphics. fl.CugSubject
High end computing (I114) The study of high-performance computing using supercomputers and clusters to solve advanced computational problems. fl.CugSubject
Parallel computing (I115) The study of simultaneous calculations for complex computations. fl.CugSubject
Networks & communications (I120) The study of computer network systems and computer communications techniques/protocols. fl.CugSubject
Computational science foundations (I130) The study of the fundamental laws or principles underpinning the design, construction and use of computer systems. fl.CugSubject
Human-computer interaction (I140) The study, design and application of principles and techniques aimed at optimising the interaction between computer systems and their human users. fl.CugSubject
Multimedia computing science (I150) The area of computer science concerned with the computer controlled delivery of information in a variety of forms, including text, pictures, video, graphics and animation. Often associated with information presentation on the Internet. fl.CugSubject
Internet (I160) The study of internet-related computing including Cloud Computing. fl.CugSubject
e-business (I161) The study of the nature of e-business, its system components and applications. fl.CugSubject
Computer science not elsewhere classified (I190) Miscellaneous grouping for related subjects which do not fit into the other Computer science categories. To be used sparingly. fl.CugSubject