[Numpy-discussion] [SciPy-user] NumPy in Teaching

Steven H. Rogers steve@shrogers....
Thu Mar 1 19:47:44 CST 2007


Alan G Isaac wrote:
> On Tue, 27 Feb 2007, "Steven H. Rogers" apparently wrote: 
>   
>> I'm doing an informal survey on the use of Array 
>> Programming Languages for teaching.  If you're using NumPy 
>> in this manner I'd like to hear from you.  What subject 
>> was/is taught, academic level, results, lessons learned, 
>> etc. 
>>     
>
> I'm using NumPy in a PhD level microeconomics course. The 
> students are using numpy primarily for the matrix class. In 
> the past I have used GAUSS.  Programming is a fairly small 
> component of the course.  Although most of the students have 
> no programming background, they are finding Python and NumPy 
> surprisingly easy to use.
>
> Cheers,
> Alan Isaac
>   
Thanks Alan.  May I ask the institution where you're teaching?

# Steve


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