Follow Slashdot blog updates by subscribing to our blog RSS feed

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Programming

+ - Want to be a computer scientist? Forget maths->

Submitted by
Coryoth
Coryoth writes "A new book is trying to claim that computer science is better off without maths. The author claims that early computing pioneers such as Von Neumann and Alan Turing imposed their pure mathematics background on the field, and that this has hobbled computer science ever since. He rejects the idea of algorithms as a good way to think about software. Can you really do computer science well without mathematics? And would you want to?"
Link to Original Source
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Want to be a computer scientist? Forget maths

Comments Filter:

To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, be nothing. -- Elbert Hubbard

Working...