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Number Crunching using Python

8 April 2021
8:00am - 5:00pm

The course imparts a set of useful skills for number crunching with Python, such as:

  • Making simple plots of data on linear and logarithmic scales
  • Making multiple plots and linking them together
  • Plotting images and matrices
  • Multi-dimensional plotting
  • Making plots interactive with Juptyer
  • Numpy arrays and how they are represented in memory
  • Math and linear algebra with Numpy arrays
  • Storing and loading Numpy arrays from disk
  • Statistical functions and function optimisation
  • Numerical integration and interpolation
  • Fourier transforms and their application to filtering


  • A familiarity with using the Python language
  • A familiarity with Python programming concepts
  • A first-year, tertiary-level familiarity of the mathematical concepts surrounding the scientific library topics covered above.

This course is designed for intermediate Python users.

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 This course is planned for on-site delivery at the ARRC in Kensington, Western Australia. If the on-site situation changes due to COVID restrictions, a virtual conduct will replace the in-person class.