 # What's NEW

Science, Technology
Seminars & Symposiums

## Mathematica 8 Training Program

2011-9-14 (Wed) 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

A Mathematica 8 training program for beginners will be held on Wednesday, September14.

Application deadline: Wednesday, September 7, 2011

• Participants will need to know their Osaka University personal ID and password for log-in.
• Students are welcome. Students using Mathematica 8 in their research are also encouraged to participate in this program.

#### Mathematica 8 Training Program

Contents of training

Introductory Training Program for Mathematica 8 (about 1 hour)

"Introduction to new functions in Mathematica 8," NAKAMURA Fusashi, Wolfram Research Asia Ltd.

Mathematica 8 Tutorial Class for beginners (about 3 hours)

Lecturer: KATSU Akijiro, Technology Department, Hulinks Inc., Wolfram Educational Group, Official Mathematica Trainer

1. Entry of commands (grammar)

• The initial word of a command starts with a capital letter.
• How to use [], {}, and ()
• Definition of =, := , ==
• Help and ? , Using documents from menu.

2. Function definition and inner functions

•  Arbitrary function definition and inner functions or usage of built-in functions.

3. Numerical approximation and round figures

•  Distinguishing notation systems in computer processing.

4. Table functions and matrix calculation

•  Expressing matrices and numerical sequences by table functions to perform matrix calculation.

5. Differentials & Integrals

•  Achieving a Taylor expansion using differentials and integrals.

6. Solutions to equations, solutions to differential equations

• Solutions to quadratic and cubic equations, solutions to general equations, solutions to differential equations and drawing.

7. 2D graphics & 3D graphics

• Drawing and options of 2D graphics
• Expressions by drawing and options of 3D graphics

8. Creating graphs using sample data (fitting)

• Create sample data by Table commands, plot the data, and derive an approximated curve.
• Convert data to a text file format and read it, the location of the data file.

7. Animations

• Creating animations by reading modules and using new commands.

8. Simple programming, showing calculated data

• Defining special functions using function definition.
Date: 2011-9-14 (Wed) 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Information Media Education and Research Department, Cybermedia Center Room #2, Research and Education Building, Toyonaka Campus, Cybermedia Center, Osaka University Registration by email is necessary. http://www.cmc.osaka-u.ac.jp/j/license/math/math-kosyukai.html Information Media Education and Research Department, Cybermedia Centerecs-request@ecs.cmc.osaka-u.ac.jp Back to top