6-7 September 2016
Computer Science Deptartment
Europe/London timezone

* * *   Note: Room changed to 'Access Grid Room' in the same building. * * *

Directions available on arrival.


This course is aimed at programmers with basic Python knowledge seeking to learn how to use Python for scientific computing. We will introduce Python's fundamental scientific libraries such NumPy, SciPy and Matplotlib.

We will also introduce message-passing in Python with mpi4py and how to interface Python with Fortran and C codes. To gain the most out of the mpi4py part of the course, you will need a basic understanding of MPI.


Tuesday  6th September

13:30 Open and check installations
14:00 Intro
15:00 Coffee/tea Break
15:30 Numpy
17:30 Close


Wednesday  7th September

09:30 Matplotlib
11:00 Break
11:30 Scipy
13:00 Lunch
14:00 mpi4py
15:00 Coffee/tea Break
15:30 Coupling
16:30 Close and go home

Information about

  • what you need to know
  • what you need to bring

is now available at : http://www.archer.ac.uk/training/course-material/2016/09/sci_py_ox/

Lunch and refreshments will be provided, lunch being served in the Atrium.

Computer Science Deptartment
Access Grid Room
The University of Oxford Oxford e-Research Centre, 7 Keble Road, Oxford, OX1 3QG Directions to the e-Research Centre: http://www.oerc.ox.ac.uk/find-centre
This course is part-funded by the PRACE project and is free to all. Please register using the online form. If you have any questions, please consult the course forum page or contact epcc-support@epcc.ed.ac.uk.
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