This course is an Introduction to Scientific Computing for students of all sciences. We use Linux to learn the basic tools that allow us to handle structured data and extract valuable scientific information from it.
The forum of the course is at https://groups.google.com/d/forum/iu-csp. Please register yourself, it is mandatory. You can also participate writing an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
This page will be updated during the semester. Please check it regularly.
Slides used in classes
These slides contain some the subjects that were evaluated on the Midterm Exam. New slides will be available at the last minute.
Some material was presented only on the blackboard, so you need to take good notes on classes to improve your learning. We recommend taking notes with pen and paper using the Cornell Method.
Class 1: Why “Computing Science” in Science Faculty?. (Sep 20, 2017).
What is a computer? Why do we care?[Slides].
Class 2: Computers, data and programs. (Sep 21, 2017).
How information is stored in computers. A simple program.[Slides].
Class 3: Information in computers. (Sep 27, 2017).
Parts of a Computer. How data is stored in primary memory.[Slides].
Class 4: Files and Folders. (Sep 28, 2017).
How data is stored in secondary memory.[Slides].
By regulation from the Rectory, students need to attend at least 70% of the classes. The attendance book is updated every week and can be seen in Google Sheets. Please check it and verify if it is right.