By Hans Petter Langtangen
The publication serves as a primary advent to laptop programming of clinical purposes, utilizing the high-level Python language. The exposition is instance and problem-oriented, the place the purposes are taken from arithmetic, numerical calculus, records, physics, biology and finance. The publication teaches "Matlab-style" and procedural programming in addition to object-oriented programming. highschool arithmetic is a required history and it really is useful to check classical and numerical one-variable calculus in parallel with interpreting this publication. along with studying the way to software desktops, the reader also will remedy mathematical difficulties, bobbing up in quite a few branches of technology and engineering, by means of numerical tools and programming. through mixing programming, arithmetic and clinical purposes, the publication lays a pretty good beginning for working towards computational science.
From the reviews: Langtangen … does an exceptional task of introducing programming as a suite of talents in challenge fixing. He publications the reader into pondering appropriately approximately generating application good judgment and knowledge buildings for modeling real-world difficulties utilizing items and services and embracing the object-oriented paradigm. … Summing Up: hugely recommended.
F. H. Wild III, selection, Vol. forty seven (8), April 2010
Those folks who've realized medical programming in Python ‘on the streets’ can be a little jealous of scholars who've the chance to take a path out of Langtangen’s Primer.”
John D. cook dinner, The Mathematical organization of the US, September 2011
This booklet is going via Python particularly, and programming typically, through initiatives that scientists will most likely practice. It includes useful information for scholars new to clinical computing and may be the excellent bridge among an creation to programming and a sophisticated direction on numerical tools or computational science.
Alex Small, IEEE, CiSE Vol. 14 (2), March /April 2012
“This fourth variation is a
wonderful, inclusive textbook that covers pretty well every little thing one wishes to
know to move from 0 to really refined clinical programming in Python…”
Joan Horvath, Computing studies, March
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