[Numpy-discussion] NumPy in Teaching
Steven H. Rogers
Thu Mar 1 08:09:01 CST 2007
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
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