Study of topics related to the use of computers in the natural sciences. Topics include, but are not limited to: advanced use of word processing, spreadsheets, presentation software; also statistical software, scientific visualization, natural science simulation, image processing and string processing in a command line environment. Satisfies the general degree requirement for computer literacy.
Exams (3) 60%
PowerPoint over paper 5%
Assignments will be submitted through a shared folder in Dropbox.
Assignments and programs will be accepted late up to two weeks after the due date with a penalty of 5 points per day. Late work will not be accepted after two weeks from the due date.
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