Information for students, faculty and staff regarding COVID-19. (Updated: 27 March 2020)
Computer programming is a major part of computer science. However, it is only one aspect of a multifaceted area where focus lies on problem solving.
Computer science also cover areas as e.g. computer graphics, image processing, machine learning, knowledge representation, information and interaction technology. The courses and lecturers are often closely linked to the research within computer science. Students majoring in computer science often work with e.g. system development, project management and product development within areas such as technology, medicine, media, design and economy. It is also possible to undertake post graduate studies after graduation.
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The project is on digital twins for decision support and resource optimization in business models.
Niclas Börlin awarded by ASPRS.
Umeå University will be partner in EU AI research with the aim to shape future humane AI systems.
Professor Virginia Dignum's book on AI ranked as one of the best books in computer science 2019.
Lately, there has been lots of coverage in media, related to Computing Science and AI. Here are some examples.