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Date | Topic | Reading | Assignments |
Jan 24 | Introduction & Syllabus | Notes ( nb ) |
HW1.nb HW1-Files.zip Due February 11 |
Jan 26 | Functions and Plotting Commands | Notes ( nb ) | |
Jan 31 | Conditional Statements and Loop Structures | Notes ( nb ) | |
Feb 2 | Linear Algebra in Mathematica | Notes ( nb ) | |
Feb 7 | Linear Algebra and Graph Theory | Notes ( nb ) |
HW2.nb Due February 23 |
Feb 14 | Making Interactive Models in Mathematica | Notes ( nb ) | |
Feb 16 | Using Dynamic[..] and Manipulate[..] | Notes ( nb ), Map | |
Feb 21 | Lab Exercises | Notes ( nb ) |
Project 1 Due March 12 |
Feb 23 | Mathematics of Web Search | Notes ( nb ) | |
Feb 28 | Project Discussion | Notes ( nb ) | |
March 2 | Eigenvalues, Eigenspaces, multiplicity of an eigenvalue | Lectures 1 & 2 | |
March 7 | Perron-Frobenius Theorem & Page Rank | Lectures 3 & 4 | |
March 9 | Dynamical Systems, Fractals, Julia sets | Notes ( nb ) |
HW3.nb Due March 31 |
March 14-16 | no classes this week, Spring Break! | ||
March 21 | Solvers | Notes ( nb ) | |
March 23 | Solving Differential Equations with Mathematica | Notes ( nb ) | |
March 28 | Linear Systems of Differential Equations | Notes ( nb ) |
Project 2 Due April 20 |
March 30 | Nonlinear Systems of Differential Equations | Notes ( nb ) | |
April 4 | Nonlinear Systems (II) | Notes ( nb ) | |
April 6 | Solutions to the Lab Exercises | Notes ( nb ) | |
April 11 | Limit Cycles and Chaotic Behavior | Notes ( nb ) | |
April 13 | Interactive models with Phase Portraits and Locator | Notes ( nb ) | |
April 18 | An Introduction to Cryptography | Notes ( nb ) |
HW4.nb Due April 27 |
April 20 | Modular Arithmethic & Affine Ciphers | Notes ( nb ) | |
April 25 | Cryptanalysis of (mono/poly)alphabetic Ciphers |
Notes (
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Vigenere ( nb ) |
Project 3 Due May 13 |
April 27 | Fermat's Little Theorem & Euler's Theorem | Lecture ( pdf ) | |
May 2 | The RSA Cryptosystem | Notes ( nb ) | |
May 4 | Digital Signatures | Notes ( nb ) | |
May 10 | Project Presentation - Wednesday, May 10, 5:30-8pm |