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Python for Scientific Computing

Workshop held at Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory on Aug. 21, 2015.

Attendance Data

Affiliation Count
LDEO Research Scientist 15
DEES Grad Student 14
LDEO/IRI Postdoc 7
DEES / LDEO Faculty 7
APAM Postdoc 2
APAM Grad Student 2
Other Postdoc 2
Other 10

Course Materials as IPython Notebooks

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Time Activity
9:00am Intro Presentation
9:15am Python core language and data structures
10:00am Individual Exercise 1: Fibbonacci sequence and list adding
10:30am Numpy and matplotlib
12:00pm Lunch
1:00pm Pandas for tabular data analysis
2:30pm xray for multidimensional data analysis

Other Resources

There are lots of great resources out there. First, the official documentation for the main ingredients of the SciPy ecosystem:

These tutorial materials are about general python and are not specific to SciPy/ Numpy:

These are tutorials more specifically focused on scientific use:

Some good blogs about python and science:

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