Issue No. 12 - December (1977 vol. 10)
B.H. Barnes , National Science Foundation
Theory plays several different roles in the undergraduate curriculum. In recognition of this, both the IEEE Computer Society1 and ACM,2,3 have recommended a substantial theoretical component in the computer science/engineering curriculum.
G. Davida, H. Stone, L. Landweber, B. Barnes and R. DeMillo, "Theory in the Computer Science and Engineering Curriculum: Why, What, When, and Where," in Computer, vol. 10, no. , pp. 106-108, 1977.