Fall 2015 Computer Science For Science Majors

Day Date Topic Other
 1  Aug 24-26-28 HW0 : Due Now
Downloading compressed files 
Windows GUI vrs Command line processing
HW1 : Due
DOS and ASCII ICD
DOS commands 
Introduction to DOS 
Cygwin ( Linux on Windows)Mac Terminal Commands
 2  Aug 31, Sep 2,4  UNICODE UTF-8 UTF table
Number conversions
Octal and Hex
HW2 Due  (Do twice)
Study: DOS to Mac to Unix file conversionPythonIntroCh1
 3  Sept 9,11 Start Python GUI HW3: Due   : Read and study Chapter

Class Lecture on scripting in Python ( no ppt)
HW4:Due  Feb 11:  functions1 

PythonLearn ( download Python for Informatics: Exploring Information

(another book) ThinkPython  by  Downey

Download Anaconda version of python
More formulas

4  Sep 14,16,18 Exam Review & more functions
Wed:Exam I ()HW5:Due   functions2
Skip Chap 4
PythonConditionsCh5NEW

Severance’s Book

 5  Sep 21,23,25

 PythonConditionsCh5NEW continued

Reading Python conditional programs

HW6:due  conditionals

PythonIterationCh7

 

6

 Reading nested examples of loops and if’s

HW7:Due Mar 4 List processing

PythonStringsCh8

7

PythonStringsCh8

HW8:Due Tue after spring break String processing

 SPRING BREAK
8

 Finish up StringsCh8

Start Lists

 Some pylab examples

pylab tutorial

9 PythonListsCh10
 10

 This is a change of direction for a little while.  We will look at certain file formats for images and when to use them.  We will study Paint.net first.

HW9(MayaPaint) Due April 16th

File formats (png, bmp, jpg, etc)

 

 

 Paint.net (raster)

Inkscape (vector)

 11

Look at Inkscape a vector system

Exam II April 15 (Exam2ReviewS2015)

Fun with Functions in Excel

 12

 Fun with Functions 2 Excel

 

 13

 The world of netlogo (homepage)

Initial Discussion on Netlogo

A  Tutorial is found here, Class work

HW10:Netlogo

HW11: Netlogo Turtle Wandering

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