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A primer on scientific programming with Python

Author: Hans Petter Langtangen
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©2012.
Series: Texts in computational science and engineering, 6.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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The book serves as a first introduction to computer programming of scientific applications, using the high-level Python language. The exposition is example- and problem-oriented, where the applications are taken from mathematics, numerical calculus, statistics, physics, biology, and finance. The book teaches ""Matlab-style"" and procedural programming as well as object-oriented programming. High school mathematics  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Printed edition:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hans Petter Langtangen
ISBN: 9783642302930 3642302939 3642302920 9783642302923
OCLC Number: 799878092
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Computing with Formulas --
Loops and Lists --
Functions and Branching --
Input Data and Error Handling --
Array Computing and Curve Plotting --
Files, Strings, and Dictionaries --
Introduction to Classes --
Random Numbers and Simple Games --
Object-Oriented Programming.
Series Title: Texts in computational science and engineering, 6.
Responsibility: Hans Petter Langtangen.
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This book teaches readers how to solve mathematical problems in science and engineering with the aid of numerical methods and programming. It features an example-oriented approach with all examples  Read more...

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