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   * **computer science**: The science of what can be computed.   * **computer science**: The science of what can be computed.
   * **//computational// science**   * **//computational// science**
-  * What is computation?+    * What is computation?
  
 =====  Major branches of computer science ===== =====  Major branches of computer science =====
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   * The word **algorithm** is derived from the name of 9th-century mathematician and astronomer Al-Khwarizmi.   * The word **algorithm** is derived from the name of 9th-century mathematician and astronomer Al-Khwarizmi.
     * Worked under the caliphate of al-Ma'mun in Baghdad.      * Worked under the caliphate of al-Ma'mun in Baghdad. 
-    * Also introduced "al-jabr", which in English is called "algebra".+    * Also introduced "al-jabr", which in English is called "algebra"(//[[wp>The Compendious Book on Calculation by Completion and Balancing]]//)
   * First appears in European texts in 17th century.   * First appears in European texts in 17th century.
   * Modern usage in 19th century.   * Modern usage in 19th century.
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