Math with Mathematica

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

Course Information

Key Dates: (subject to change)

  • First Day of Class:┬áMonday, 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 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 Exampleby 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.