Welcome to Math 213W, Math with Mathematica, this Fall 2018!

## Course Information

- Course Syllabus
- Read Letters from past students
- Course Calendar
- Course Content, including a list of topics covered, in-class tutorials, and homework assignments.
- Information about the Course Projects.
- Information about Mathematica Access (On MyQC; login required)
- Our Discussion Board on Google Groups.

## Key Dates: (subject to change)

**First Day of Class:**Monday, August 27**Project 1 Due:**Monday, October 1**Project 2 Prototype Due:**Wednesday, October 31**Project 2 Revision Due:**Monday, November 19**Project 3 Due:**Monday, December 10**Project 3 Presentations:**Monday, December 10 and Wednesday, December 12**Last Day of Class:**Wednesday, December 12**Art Exhibit Opening:**To be determined.

## Office hours:

I am happy to help you with your homework and other class-related questions during my office hours. Office hours will be determined by group consensus during the first week of class and will be announced in class and posted on my schedule. In addition, you are welcome to make an appointment or stop by my office in Kiely Tower Room 606 at any time. (You can call 718-997-5964 to see if I'm there.)

## Course links:

- Wolfram Demonstrations Project — Browse to see what mathematica can do.
- Wolfram Blog: Using Mathematica to solve real-world problems.
- Amazing Curated FAQ about Mathematica on StackExchange
- Mathematical Animations by Clayton Shonkwiler, including his Mathematica source code
- Mathematical Animations by Matt Henderson, including his Mathematica source code
- Past columns by Donald Piele
- An introduction to and bibliography about combinatorial games
- Project Euler, a list of math problems hard to solve without a computer.

## Wolfram Resources:

- Wolfram's fast introduction for programmers
- Mathematica screencasts
- Mathematica courses
- Interactive course: An Elementary Introduction to the Wolfram Language
*Computational Recreations in Mathematica*by Ilan Vardi — A moderate-to-advanced resource with topics similar to those in this class.****On reserve in the library*****Mathematica in Action*by Stan Wagon — A beginning-to-moderate introductory resource with additional topics you might decide to investigate.****On reserve in the library*****An Introduction to Programming with Mathematica*by Paul Wellin, Richard Gaylord, and Samuel Kamin — A moderate introduction to programming in Mathematica.****On reserve in the library*****Computational discrete mathematics : combinatorics and graph theory with Mathematica*by Sriram Pemmaraju and Steven Skiena — A guide for using Mathematica to do combinatorics and graph theory.****On reserve in the library*****Schaum's Outline of Mathematica*by Eugene Don — A beginner's introduction to using Mathematica for calculations.*Mathematica by Example*by Martha L. Abell and James P. Braselton — A book guiding you through learning Mathematica by example.*Mathematica Navigator: Mathematics, Statistics and Graphics*by Heikki Ruskeepaa — An introductory-to-moderate general resource, mostly for calculations.- Advanced examples of what Mathematica can do
*Mathematica for Scientists and Engineers*by Thomas B. Bahder — An advanced resource to understand how to use Mathematica to solve research problems.*The Student's Introduction to MATHEMATICA*by Bruce F. Torrence and Eve A. Torrence — Introduction to and examples of Mathematica in Calculus, Precalculus, and Linear Algebra.