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Specialty Areas
Most computer scientists are further classified by areas of focus.

The following is a list of several major specialty areas within computer science:

       Algorithms and Theory
       Artificial Intelligence
       Architecture, Parallel Computing and Systems
       Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
       Database and Information Systems
       Graphics, Visualization and the Human Computer Interface
       Systems and Networking
       Programming Languages, Formal Systems,
          and Software Engineering
       Scientific Computing

 

Note: Some resources in this section are provided by the US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
 


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