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Computing Tools

Syllabus : " Computing Tools "

(Olivier Brand-Foissac)

[mandatory course]

A survival kit/toolkit for working with computers:
* Basics of computers : structure, hardware, interfaces, networks/internet
* Operating systems, Linux, environment, compiling
* Reminds of programming languages: low level, high level, scripts, shell [examples from C, Python, Perl...]
* Numerical algorithms for physics, programming tips and strategies [useful libraries and softwares], parallel programming
* Text processing, Latex, visualizing data, postscript, pdf