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

Steven H. Rogers steve@shrogers....
Thu Mar 1 08:09:01 CST 2007


Thanks Mike:

Michael Williams wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 27, 2007 at 09:05:58PM -0700, Steven H. Rogers 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.
>>     
>
> If Numeric counts, I used that back in 2002 as part of an introductory
> programming course I wrote for the Department of Physics at Oxford. We
> really only used to to provide an element-wise array method.
>   
Yes, Numeric and Numarray certainly count.    The comments I've received 
about Matlab and IDL are also welcome. 
> Brief introduction: http://pentangle.net/python/pyzine.php
>
> The course (aka "Handbook") and report on the course's successes and
> failures: http://pentangle.net/python/
>
> -- Mike
> ________
# Steve


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