[SDL] Re: Offtopic [ Was: Beginner & realtime strategy ]
Florian 'Proff' Schulze
florian.proff.schulze at gmx.net
Sun Dec 3 02:03:05 PST 2000
I'm currently doing CS and I think it helps me to get a better programmer. I
learned very much for myself before, but I especially understand things like
algorithms and datastructures much better now. And I learned very much
mathematics etc. I think it enhances and deepens my knowledge very much.
Florian 'Proff' Schulze - florian.proff.schulze at gmx.net
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Eugene Kuznetsov <divx at euro.ru> schrieb in im Newsbeitrag:
245838052.20001202160658 at euro.ru...
> I suspect that Computer Science is much wider subject than carpentry
> or football. All your logical constructions may be true for those
> topics, but with CS I'd like to have a bit different answer.
> I've asked the original question because I didn't have a chance to
> get a degree in CS ( if you are interested, all I've got is 3 years in
> Applied Physics ), but I am trying to enter the programming world. I
> wonder how much I've lost because of it, by learning only things that
> have practical application - no theories of artificial intelligence,
> finite state machines or other stuff like that.
> I want to ask those who received that degree and now use the earned
> knowledge in 'real' world. Do you think that all theoretical courses
> you learned in college are important? And how much applied stuff
> ( OSes, APIs, programming languages other than C/C++ ) did you learn?
> This is real off-topic, so maybe it'd be better to reply to e-mail (
> not to the list ).
> Eugene mailto:divx at euro.ru
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