Introduction to Mathematica, 5 credits
Academic year 2022/2023
Autumn 2022, 33%, Campus
Start date: 29 August 2022
End date: 30 October 2022
Application deadline: 19 April 2022
Application code: UU-13092 Application
Language of instruction: English
Selection: Higher education credits in science and engineering (maximum 240 credits)
Registration: 28 July 2022 – 28 August 2022
Entry requirements: 120 credits in science/engineering. Proficiency in English equivalent to the Swedish upper secondary course English 6.
If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.
Application fee: SEK 900
Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 12,083
Tuition fee, total: SEK 12,083
About the course
Introduction to computer algebra systems and symbolic programming. Basics of Mathematica as a programming language: symbolic expressions, vectors and matrices, conditional expressions, loops. Substitutions and patterns. Linear algebra and calculus with Mathematica. Different programming styles in Mathematica: procedural, functional and rule-based programming. Graphics. MathLink interface, how to install C/C++ functions into Mathematica. Elements of optimisation, parallel programming. Writing your own Mathematica package. Applications in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry.
Department of Physics and Astronomy
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