Intermediate and Introductory Mathematica Workshops
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- Subject: [mg12091] Intermediate and Introductory Mathematica Workshops
- From: Edward Packel <packel@davinci.LFC.EDU>
- Date: Sat, 25 Apr 1998 01:30:24 -0400
- Organization: Lake Forest College
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ROCKY MOUNTAIN MATHEMATICA Introductory and Intermediate 5 day courses in Mathematica Hampton Inn, Silverthorne, Summit County, Colorado July 6 - July 11, 1998 Instructors (Ed Packel and Stan Wagon are Wolfram-accredited Mathematica trainers): Ed Packel, Volwiler Professor of Mathematics Lake Forest College, Lake Forest, IL 60045; firstname.lastname@example.org Stan Wagon, Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science Macalester College, St. Paul, MN 55105; email@example.com Course Description: The courses are aimed at teachers of mathematics and other scientific subjects who wish to enhance their use of Mathematica for presentations, projects, teaching, and research. The introductory course is for people whose experience with Mathematica ranges from none to some casual use; the intermediate course will go into more detail on programming and the numerical, symbolic, and graphical issues that arise when trying to write efficient general-purpose r outines. Both courses will use examples, often from calculus, with the following goals: 7 To generate effective graphical images and animations. 7 To use, modify, and create Mathematica code for a variety of symbolic and numerical computations relevant to calculus and other mathematical applications. 7 To use the sophisticated front end of version 3.0 to create quality Mathematica notebooks and to use them for effective presentations. There will be ample lab time during which the instructors can provide individual help; in particular, participants are welcome to suggest projects for implementation. High school teachers and others should note that graduate course credit (2 credit hours; offered by CU-Denver) is available for the introductory course (there will be an additional fee of $150 for those desiring this credit). Fees and Accomodations: 7 Registration fee: $550 (includes tuition, use of Mathematica, and complete course notes). 7 Late registration (after June 1): $600. 7 Participants must bring a computer able to run Mathematica 3.0, which can be installed if necessary for the duration of the workshop. 7 A few rental computers may be available. 7 Reduced rate accommodations are available at the Hampton Inn [(800) 321-3509]. Callers should mention "Rocky Mountain Mathematica" to get group rates. The Hampton Inn has also guaranteed the discount rate for additional consecutive nights prior to or after course based on availability. Arrangements are suitable for accompanying family members and friends. There will be morning and evening lectures and workshops with free time in the afternoons to enjoy the spectacular high mountain environment. So come early and enjoy Summit County's numerous and fun Fourth of July festivities. For more complete information, see our web site: http://math.lfc.edu/Rocky_Mtn_Mathematica If you have further questions, feel free to contact Ed Packel at firstname.lastname@example.org or (847) 7355155.