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CRM > English > Activities > Curs 2015-2016 > Introduction to Python
Introduction to Python
General information

From September 8 to 10, 2015

Course's description

Introduction to Python's 

This is a Python scratch course for data management. Attendants are assumed to have a basic knowledge of other imperative programming languages (R, C or C++ and alike). The (temptative) topics covered in this course are:

- Basic language structures: alternative, iterative. Expression evaluation.
- Python datastructures: lists and dictionaries.
- Functions and modules.
- Mathematical libraries: numpy/scipy.
- Input/Output: files and serialization.
- Basic tools for parallel programming.

This is a hands-on course: attendants are supposed to spend most of the time programming. Moreover, attendants are encouraged to propose current programming projects in which they are or will be involved, in order to be commented and implemented during the class time.

Lecturer: Jaume Baixeries, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya​


 Scientific coordinators

Pedro Delicado Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya

Guadalupe Gómez  Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya


Registration fee: 150€

Registration includes: Documentation package and coffee breaks

Deadline for registration: August 31, 2015 (ATENTION: deadline extended to September 3rd)

​Lodging information

For lodging in the area please click here​

For off-campus and family accommodation click here​​ ​​​
Contact information
If you have any questions please contact: Neus Portet (​)​​