By Hans Petter Langtangen

ISBN-10: 3642024742

ISBN-13: 9783642024740

ISBN-10: 3642024750

ISBN-13: 9783642024757

The publication serves as a primary advent to desktop programming of medical purposes, utilizing the high-level Python language. The exposition is instance and problem-oriented, the place the purposes are taken from arithmetic, numerical calculus, information, physics, biology and finance. The e-book teaches "Matlab-style" and procedural programming in addition to object-oriented programming. highschool arithmetic is a required heritage and it's positive to review classical and numerical one-variable calculus in parallel with examining this e-book. in addition to studying the best way to application pcs, the reader also will the best way to remedy mathematical difficulties, bobbing up in numerous branches of technology and engineering, by way of numerical equipment and programming. by way of mixing programming, arithmetic and medical functions, the e-book lays an effective starting place for practising computational science.

*From the reviews: *Langtangen … does a very good activity of introducing programming as a collection of talents in challenge fixing. He courses the reader into considering competently approximately generating application common sense and knowledge buildings for modeling real-world difficulties utilizing items and capabilities and embracing the object-oriented paradigm. … Summing Up: hugely recommended.

**F. H. Wild III, selection, Vol. forty seven (8), April 2010**

*Those people who've discovered clinical programming in Python ‘on the streets’ can be a little jealous of scholars who've the chance to take a path out of Langtangen’s Primer.” *

**John D. cook dinner, The Mathematical organization of the USA, September 2011**

*This ebook is going via Python particularly, and programming more often than not, through initiatives that scientists will most probably practice. It includes beneficial information for scholars new to medical computing and stands out as the ideal bridge among an advent to programming and a complicated path on numerical tools or computational science.*

**Alex Small, IEEE, CiSE Vol. 14 (2), March**** ****/April 2012 **

“This fourth version is an excellent, inclusive textbook that covers pretty well every thing one must be aware of to head from 0 to particularly refined medical programming in Python…”

**Joan Horvath, Computing experiences, March 2015 **