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PX5007: INTRODUCTION TO PROGRAMMING (2019-2020)

Last modified: 25 Sep 2019 09:58


Course Overview

This course teaches programming in high level languages and in particular the Wolfram Language (Mathematica). It will introduce all areas of this powerful language, including symbolic and numerical calculations and simulations, links to other high level languages such as R and Python, links to database languages mySQL and Mongo.

 

We will show how Wolfram Language allows computation to be applied to many areas of data analysis, and modelling. This allows us to gain deep insight into systems.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Professor Marco Thiel

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)
  • Master Of Science In Data Science

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This course teaches programming in high level languages and in particular the Wolfram Language (Mathematica). It will introduce all areas of this powerful language, including symbolic and numerical calculations and simulations, links to other high level languages such as R and Python, links to database languages mySQL and Mongo.

 

We will show how Wolfram Language allows computation to be applied to many areas of data analysis, and modelling. This allows us to gain deep insight into systems.


Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

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Details, including assessments, may be subject to change until 30 August 2024 for 1st half-session courses and 20 December 2024 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

Computer Programming Exercise

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Written comments.

Learning Outcomes
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Computer Programming Exercise

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2 hour practical exam.

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Tutorial Assignments

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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Computer Programming Exercise

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Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Computer Programming Exercise

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Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ReflectionApplyUnderstanding and knowledge of Wolfram syntax.
ReflectionApplyDevelopment of codes in Wolfram language to solve simple problems.

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