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.I. Davida, H. Stone, L. Landweber, B.H. Barnes, R.A. DeMillo, "Theory in the Computer Science and Engineering Curriculum: Why, What, When, and Where", Computer, vol. 10, no. , pp. 106-108, December 1977, doi:10.1109/C-M.1977.217609