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Up and Running with Mathematica 9
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Up and Running with Mathematica 9

with Curt Frye

Video: Welcome

Hi, I'm Curt Frye.
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  1. 2m 16s
    1. Welcome
      59s
    2. What you should know before watching this course
      50s
    3. Using the exercise files
      27s
  2. 10m 26s
    1. Running Mathematica and entering commands
      2m 40s
    2. Managing Mathematica workbooks
      2m 30s
    3. Getting help in Mathematica
      3m 38s
    4. Browsing the Demonstrations library
      1m 38s
  3. 22m 29s
    1. Introducing mathematical operators
      4m 7s
    2. Referring to previous calculations
      3m 6s
    3. Assigning values to variables
      2m 20s
    4. Calculating values using built-in functions and variables in Mathematica
      6m 22s
    5. Creating advanced formulas using the Math Assistant
      3m 59s
    6. Sending a result to Wolfram|Alpha
      2m 35s
  4. 25m 25s
    1. Defining vectors and matrices
      4m 35s
    2. Adding, subtracting, and multiplying matrices
      6m 46s
    3. Generating useful matrices
      3m 9s
    4. Transposing and inverting matrices
      4m 53s
    5. Performing element-wise calculations
      2m 47s
    6. Referring to matrix rows and columns
      3m 15s
  5. 18m 30s
    1. Suppressing output in a notebook
      1m 56s
    2. Importing and exporting data in Mathematica
      5m 18s
    3. Defining a function
      4m 31s
    4. Adding comments to a Mathematica script
      2m 44s
    5. Debugging your Mathematica code
      4m 1s
  6. 22m 35s
    1. Creating a bar chart
      5m 40s
    2. Summarizing data using a histogram
      3m 4s
    3. Creating a scatter plot
      3m 49s
    4. Creating a paired bar chart
      4m 8s
    5. Setting chart options
      3m 26s
    6. Creating Computable Document Format (CDF) files
      2m 28s
  7. 1m 14s
    1. Next steps
      1m 14s

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Up and Running with Mathematica 9
1h 42m Beginner Apr 21, 2014

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Mathematica is a computational platform with the power and flexibility you need to analyze data and make good decisions for your company. Similar to a programming language, it provides a complete environment for doing math. This course shows information workers how to perform advanced data analysis using Mathematica 9.

Curt Frye teaches you how to set up Mathematica notebooks, assign values to variables, perform simple calculations, create and manipulate matrices, enter equations in linear and descriptive form, write and debug Mathematica scripts, and visualize data with charts.

NOTE: Basic knowledge of linear algebra is helpful for this course, but not required.

Topics include:
  • Managing Mathematica workbooks
  • Assigning values to variables
  • Calculating values with built-in functions
  • Manipulating matrices
  • Importing and exporting data
  • Defining functions
  • Creating charts
Subjects:
Developer Programming Languages
Software:
Mathematica
Author:
Curt Frye

Welcome

Hi, I'm Curt Frye. Welcome to Up and Running with Mathematica 9. In this course, I'll show you how to use Mathematica to perform calculations on your data. I'll start by showing you how to run Mathematica, manage Mathematica Notebooks and get help if you need it. Next I'll show you how to assign values to variables, use built-in commands to control Mathematica and perform calculations using mathematical operators and built-in functions.

Chapter Three shows you how to perform calculations on matrix and vector data, while Chapter Four demonstrates how to use external data, comment your code, and debug your scripts. Finally, Chapter Five demonstrates how to plot your data using the capabilities built in to Mathematica 9. All of these methods provide the power and flexibility you need to analyze your data, so you can make good decisions for you company. I'm sure you'll find that your time with Up and Running with Mathematica 9 will be time well spent.

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