Aesthetics, Beauty, and Computer Science

Paul S. LaFollette Jr.
Bridges: Mathematical Connections in Art, Music, and Science (1999)
Pages 185–190


Undergraduate computer science majors could benefit from increased exposure to the connections that exist between their field of study and other disciplines, particularly in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. The author proposes several ways in which an increased appreciation of purportedly distant disciplines might be approached. He concludes with an argument that a good starting point would be to learn that the arts might not be so very distant after all.