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Computational Python

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Learning outcomes

After having completed the course the student will be able to use Python scripts for tasks involving

    • numerical problems using object orientational principles,advanced datastructures, classes and overloading operators
    • scripts for parameter studies with external software
    • extract information from unformatted data files
    • interfaces with numerical packages blas and lapack
    • interfaces with compiled languages
  • parallel programming

Course main content

Basic to intermediate Python for numerical applications using libraries such as numpy, scipy, pandas; Interfaces with Fortan and C; Data handling


Basic knowledge of numerical analysis and computer science.


  • Lecture notes and online resources

Course schedule

Lecture week: Stockholm, Oct. 15 – Oct. 19, 2018


Olav Vahtras, KTH
E-mail: vahtras@kth.se,   Phone +46 8 790 9604



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