MATLAB Programming for Engineers and Scientists Specialization
From Zero to MATLAB Hero in Three Courses.. Gain a solid foundation in computer programming and become a MATLAB expert.
About this Specialization
Applied Learning Project
The Specialization includes two projects. The first one is the final project of the second course. It is about creating an object oriented application with a graphical user interface that visualizes COVID-19 related data from around the world. The second project is part of the third course and it focuses on image processing.
No prior experience required.
No prior experience required.
Akos LedecziProfessor of Computer Engineering, Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
Mike FitzpatrickProfessor Emeritus of Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Neurosurgery, and Radiology
Vanderbilt University, located in Nashville, Tenn., is a private research university and medical center offering a full-range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees.
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How long does it take to complete the Specialization?
What background knowledge is necessary?
High school math
Do I need to take the courses in a specific order?
Will I earn university credit for completing the Specialization?
What will I be able to do upon completing the Specialization?
You will be able to write MATLAB programs that will help you with your career or studies in numerous engineering and science fields
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