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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Introduction and general concepts

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 85 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
7 videos
Modeling and Simulation13m
Modeling Space and Time15m
Example of bio-medical Modeling9m
Monte Carlo methods I9m
Monte Carlo methods II15m
Monte Carlo methods III10m
1 reading
Course slides10m
1 practice exercise
Introduction and general concepts30m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Introduction to programming with Python 3

3 hours to complete
12 videos (Total 94 min), 2 readings, 3 quizzes
12 videos
Concepts of code optimization6m
Concepts of parallelism4m
Palabos, a parallel lattice Boltzmann solver5m
An introduction to Python 36m
Running a Python program6m
Variables and data types11m
Operators8m
Conditional Statements7m
Loops7m
Functions15m
NumPy11m
2 readings
Course slides10m
Dive into python 310m
3 practice exercises
Introduction to programming with Python 330m
Project - Piles30m
Project - Class:Integration30m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Dynamical systems and numerical integration

4 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 92 min), 3 readings, 3 quizzes
9 videos
The random walk14m
Growth of a population8m
Balance equations I8m
Balance equations II13m
Integration of ordinary differential equations7m
Error of the approximation8m
The implicit Euler scheme11m
Numerical integration of partial differential equations13m
3 readings
Course slides10m
References for numerical analysis10m
A reference for the random walk10m
3 practice exercises
Dynamical systems and numerical integration30m
The implicit Euler scheme30m
Project - Lotka-Volterra30m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Cellular Automata

3 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 108 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
7 videos
Historical background9m
A mathematical abstraction of reality20m
Cellular Automata Models for Traffic13m
Complex systems20m
Lattice-gas models9m
Microdynamics of LGA17m
2 readings
Course slides10m
Notes on the Parity Rule10m
2 practice exercises
Cellular Automata30m
Project - The Parity Rule30m

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