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Astronomy 599: Introduction to Scientific Computing in Python

Jake Vanderplas

University of Washington

Fall, 2013

This repository will contain all the curriculum and materials for the Astronomy 599 seminar, Fall 2013.

See the Course Website for more information.


Jake Vanderplas is an NSF post-doctoral fellow at UW working jointly between the Computer Science department's Database Research Group and the Astronomy department's Survey Science Group. He received his PhD in Astronomy from the University of Washington in 2012. He is active in the open-source Scientific Python community, and actively contributes to and helps maintain several of the core packages in the SciPy ecosystem.

Class Location

PAB 356 / 356A

Meeting times

  • Two-day “Boot Camp”: September 19-20 / 23-24 9:00am-4:00pm (dates TBD)
  • Weekly meetings: Mondays, 3:00-4:00pm throughout Fall quarter

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