Across Disciplines

Aside from a core discipline, Computer Science finds itself applicable to many other disciplines as well:

  • Agriculture -- financial management, crop management, crop planning
  • Archaeology -- mapping analysis, record keeping
  • Art -- digital art, virtual reality, photography
  • Automotive -- design, manufacturing, location detection, repair and maintenance
  • Aviation -- aircraft design, flight control, air traffic control, baggage tracking
  • Biology -- genomic research, genetic engineering
  • Communications -- data networks, voice communications, cell phones, instant messaging, multi-media messaging, email
  • Defense -- weapons design, weapons control, battlefield management, communications, intelligence, code breaking
  • Education -- course instruction, class scheduling, remote learning
  • Energy -- exploration, generation
  • Entertainment -- movie production, digital music, animation, media distribution media playback computer games
  • Environment -- energy efficiency, water quality, air quality, animal management, environmental monitoring
  • Fashion -- design, manufacturing, smart clothing
  • Finance -- stock trading, banking transactions, actuarial analysis
  • Government -- voting, legislation, regulation, taxation, licensing
  • Home Management -- personal finance, security, communication, web
  • Hospitality -- hotel management, restaurant management, reservations, ticketing theme park rides
  • Law -- law enforcement, contracts billing
  • Manufacturing -- product production, inventory management
  • Medicine -- medical imaging, patient monitoring, record keeping, surgery, diagnostics, pharmaceuticals, prosthetics, remote care, nanotechnology
  • News -- weather forecasting, weather measurement, newspaper publication
  • Publishing -- subscription services, book production
  • Recreation -- lift tickets
  • Retail -- point of sales, inventory control, advertising, shipping, customer service
  • Security -- surveillance, access control, intrusion detection
  • Sports -- scheduling, scoreboards, scorekeeping, training, film management, statistics, race timing
  • Transportation -- scheduling, reservations, ticketing, tracking, mapping