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Module Detailed Information for [COS2000]
Academic Year : 2018/2019 Semester : 1
Correct as at 21 Nov 2018 20:00

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Module Information
Module Code :
COS2000 IVLE LumiNUS
Module Title : Computational Thinking for Scientists
Module Description : This module introduces students to computational thinking as applied to problems in science. A selection of examples will be chosen to illustrate (a) application of abstraction, decomposition and pattern recognition in problem formulation and solution development, and (b) solution interpretation, as well as (c) analysis of the computational solutions and data visualization. The selection will tackle different types of approaches typically used in scientific computational thinking, including deterministic, probabilistic and approximation methods. The module will also highlight scientific computational issues such as accuracy and convergence of numerical results. Python/Python Notebook (Jupyter) will be used as the computation platform.
Module Examinable : -
Exam Date : No Exam Date.
Modular Credits : 4
Pre-requisite : Nil
Preclusion : Nil
Module Workload (A-B-C-D-E)* : 2-0-3-2-3
Remarks : Nil
* A: no. of lecture hours per week
B: no. of tutorial hours per week
C: no. of laboratory hours per week
D: no. of hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc per week
E: no. of hours for preparatory work by a student per week


Lecture Time Table
Class TypeWeek TypeWeek DayStartEndRoom
1 LECTUREEVERY WEEKMONDAY14001600LT32,
1 LECTUREEVERY WEEKTHURSDAY14001600LT32,

Tutorial Time Table
Attention: The tutorial timetables could be updated from time to time. Students are advised to check regularly for the latest update on the change of tutorial timing.
Class TypeWeek TypeWeek DayStartEndRoom Iteration
1 LABORATORYEVERY WEEKTUESDAY13001600S13-M-08,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 1].
2 LABORATORYEVERY WEEKTHURSDAY10001300S13-M-08,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 1].
3 LABORATORYEVERY WEEKFRIDAY13001600S13-M-08,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 1].





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