​​​​​​​Welcome to: MNXB01 Introduction to Programming and Computing for Scientists, 7.5 credits



Welcome to the homepage of the "Introduction to Programming and Computing for Scientists​" course. This course covers broad programming aspects essential for scientists.

The following will be addressed:

  • Use of UNIX-based operating systems, such as Linux
  • Overview of the use of programming in various scientific fields (Data analysis, simulation, etc.​)
  • Overview of common programming languages such as C ++ and Java
  • Basic concepts of object-oriented software design
  • Basic Software Engineering with a language (C ++), use of Standard software construction tools in a UNIX-based environment, such as Linux (Gmake, gcc)
  • Practical exercises in data analysis and simulation
  • Basic methods for software development in cooperation with others
  • Redistributed data processing

Term: ​​​Autumn     ​   Period: ​1
Level: ​G
Language: English
Coordinator: Oxana Smirnova​
Registration/Requirements: LUBAS
Schedule: TimeEdit​

Form of teaching​​
The teaching consists of lectures and computer exercises​.

14​ hours​
​​Computer exercises​: ​16 hours


Examination takes place as exercises and a project work.
Grading scale: U-G-VG​​​


  • "​Problem solving with C++", W. Savitch (any edition)

Course Owner: ​​​

Oxana Smirnova: oxana.smirnova@hep.lu.se


phone: ​​​046 222 76 99​

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