Math171 - Fall 2018 - Alexiades
ASSIGNMENTS
b:bkbn: (bookboon) Intro to Matlab D:Downey: Physical Modeling in MATLAB  by Allen Downey
 Assigned Due Assignment Topic class1:   R Aug 23 T Aug 28 Lab1 basics of Matlab, submitting labs b: §2,3 ,   D: §1.1-1.7 class3:   R Aug 30 R Sep 6 Lab2 scripts, input(), fprintf() D: §2.1-2.6 ,   b: Chap.8 Class4:   T Sep 4 R Sep 6 - Matlab arrays work through   b: §4.1, 4.2 ,   D: §4.5, 4.6, 4.7 Class5:   R Sep 6 R Sep 13 Lab3 arrays b: §4.1-4.4, 5.1-5.4 ,   D: §4.5-4.8 Class6:   T Sep 11 R Sep 13 - functions, conditionals, if statement work through   b: Chap.9; § 10.2, 10.3 ;   D: § 4.2, 4.3, 4.4 Class7:   R Sep 13 R Sep 20 Lab4 conditionals, if, for loop work through   b: Chap.9, 10 ;   D: § 3.4, 4.2 Class9:   R Sep 20 R Sep 27 Lab5 if, for loop, finding eps Class12:   T Oct 2 R Oct 11 Lab6 HTTP, HTML, creating a web page Class13:   T Oct 9 T Oct 16 HW1 exploring the logistic function, FWHM (on paper) Class14:   R Oct 11 R Oct 18 Lab7 processing grades Class16:   R Oct 18 R Oct 25 Lab8 reading file, plotting, finding FWHM of a pulse Class19:   T Oct 30 R Nov 8 Lab9 quadrature rules Class21:   T Nov 6 T Nov 13 Lab10 finding roots Class23:   T Nov 13 W Nov 21 Lab11 Newton-Raphson Assigned Due Assignment Topic

Quizes: Quiz 1: R Sep 20     Quiz 2: R Nov 1 (on basic Matlab, not html, not quadrature)     Quiz 3:   R Nov 15 (on Matlab, quadrature rules, bisection)
• how-to     (see Matlab Workbook in it)
• Internet history
Supplementary (enrichment) material:
• Jobs growth 2018-2023 ← NEW   programming has highest pay by far, and future growth
• The Roots of Computer Code Lie in Telegraph Code Smithsonian Mag., Sep.2017
• The Map of Computer Science by Dominic Walliman, Sep.2017 (excellent video)
• The Map of Mathematics by Dominic Walliman, Feb.2017 (excellent video)
• Thinking of a Career in Applied Mathematics?
• Pros and Cons of the Algorithm Age, Pew Research, Feb.2017   profound questions about the future...
• Intro to mathematical modeling (5 min video)
Current version of Gnuplot for Win32:   gp504-win32-mingw.exe ;   for Win64:   gp504-win64-mingw.exe ;   for OSX   gnuplot-5.0.5-quartz.pkg
Calendar: Fall 2018
```                      August                  September
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa     Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
1
2  3  4  5  6  7  8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
23 24 25     16 17 18 19 20 21 22
26 27 28 29 30 31        23 24 25 26 27 28 29

October               November               December
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa   Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa   Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
1  2  3  4  5  6                1  2  3                      1
7  8  9 10 11 12 13    4  5  6  7  8  9 10    2  3  4
14 15 16 17 18 19 20   11 12 13 14 15 16 17            12
21 22 23 24 25 26 27   18 19 20 21 22 23 24
28 29 30 31            25 26 27 28 29 30
```
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