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Computing- Luke Lonergan

As Luke Lonergan states, one can define computing to mean any goal oriented activity requiring, benefiting from and creating computers and it includes designing and building hardware as well as software systems for a wide range of purposes such as processing, structuring and managing different types of information; doing scientific studies using computers; making computer systems more intelligent; creating and using communications as well as entertainment media; finding and gathering information relevant to any particular purpose, and so on.

Computer software or software is a collection of computer programs and related data that provides the instructions for instructing a computer what to do and how to do it and it refers to one or more computer programs as well as data held in the storage of the computer for some purposes.

A computer network often simply known as a network is a collection of hardware components in which the computers are interconnected by communication channels which allow resources sharing as well as information where at least one process in one device can send and receive data to and from at least one process which is residing in a remote device, then the two devices are said to be in a network.

A user is an agent either a human agent which is also known as end user or software agent who uses a computer or network service and a user often has a user account and is identified by a username, screen name, nickname or handle which derives from the identical term.

Computer programming in general is the process of writing, testing, debugging as well as maintaining the source code and documentation of computer programs and this source code is written in a programming language that is an artificial language often more restrictive and demanding than natural languages but easily translated by the computer.

Computing and Its Types – Luke Lonergan

Computing and Its Types – Luke Lonergan

Computing is any goal oriented activity which requires benefits from or creating algorithmic processes such as through computers and it includes designing, developing and building hardware and software systems; processing, structuring and managing different types of information doing scientific research on and with computers making computer systems behave intelligently as well as creating and using communications and entertainment media. The field of computing includes computer engineering and software engineering, computer science, information systems and information technology.

Computer engineering is a discipline which integrates several fields of electrical engineering and computer science required to develop computer hardware and software and computer engineers usually have training in electronic engineering or electrical engineering, designing software as well as hardware software integration instead of only software engineering or electronic engineering.

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Software engineering is an application of a systematic, disciplined, quantifiable approach to the design, development, operation and maintaining software and the study of these approaches that is the application of engineering to software.

Computer science and computing science is the scientific and practical approach to computation and its applications and a computer scientist specializes in the theory of computation and the design of computational systems.

Information systems is a concept of complementary networks of hardware as well as software that people and organizations use to collect, filter, process, create as well as distribute data and a majority of information systems programs are located in business schools and they can have different names such as management information systems, computer information systems or business information systems.

Information technology is the application of computers and telecommunications equipment to store, retrieve, transmit as well as manipulate data often in the context of a business and other enterprise and the term is commonly used as a synonym for computers as well as computer networks but it also encompasses other technologies which distributes information such as television and telephones.