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Hands-on Introduction to Python (parts 1-3)

LOCATION: INSCC Auditorium (Room 110)
Part 1: Thursday, October 19, 2017
Part 2:  Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Part 3: Thursday, October26, 2017

Presented by Wim Cardoen and David Heidorn

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For Part 2:

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Supplementary Material:

Each of these sessions is two hours. 

During the first two sessions we will introduce the key parts of the Python language: variables, functions, control structures, IO, exception handling as well the concept of object-oriented programming.

During the third, we will focus on how Python can be used in a scientific environment by using Numpy and SciPy. For thiswill assume that attendees have programming experience in Python and/or attended the two part Hands-on Introduction to Python

You will need to bring a laptop with a functional connection to the campus WiFi. You will also need to have the Anaconda python distribution  installed on your laptop ( ). We will use Python version 2.7 (NOT 3.4) during the presentation.

Last Updated: 10/18/17