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Electronic digital computers--Scientific applications; Science--Study and teaching (Higher)


Over the past several years automatic digital computers have become accessible to many undergraduate students. This accessibility has given an impetus to the inclusion in the undergraduate curriculum of various aspects of computer utilization such as programming, numerical methods, and computer applications. This paper will examine some of the reasons for including such material in the undergraduate curriculum, and in the course of such examination, some of the ways in which this can be done will become evident.

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