Welcome to the course page for Computational Math Camp (MACS33000) offered at the University of Chicago.
Labs are held as scheduled on the syllabus, the content for which is available under Labs.
A discussion board is found on Piazza. You can post any course related questions here and other students are encouraged to provide their thoughts or solutions any queries. The TA's and the professor will also comment as needed.
The video recordings of the lectures held at the University of Chicago (Summer 2017) are available online for download and review.
The easiest way to download and update the course content is to use Git, a language used for version control relative to this site, GitHub. Git are a series of commands run in the terminal.
Many MAC computers will already have git installed. To check for installation, open terminal and type
git, which will return git documentation, if correctly installed. Further guides on installation of Git can be found here. Alternatively, install Homebrew and run
brew install git.
Once installed, Git can be used to quickly download the course content. Run the following command in terminal to download:
git clone https://github.com/justingrimmer/MathCamp
Once run, your content will download to your computer. To update the content with any new labs and homeworks, simply navigate to the MathCamp folder and
cd MathCamp git pull
A more detailed introductory tutorial for using Git can be found here.