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Old 04-12-2012, 09:27 PM
justiliang justiliang is offline
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Default What are the prerequisites for this class?

I couldn't find it on the site and I would like to know what the prereqs are so I can learn them all after exams and then work on this course.
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Old 04-12-2012, 10:27 PM
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Default Re: What are the prerequisites for this class?

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I couldn't find it on the site and I would like to know what the prereqs are so I can learn them all after exams and then work on this course.
Basic probability, matrices, and calculus.
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Old 04-15-2012, 04:04 PM
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Default Re: What are the prerequisites for this class?

I would add 'knowledge of how to program basic algorithms'. This may be a given for the current generation of college students in a technical discipline, but has been a hurdle for me.
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Old 04-15-2012, 06:48 PM
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Default Re: What are the prerequisites for this class?

Yes learning to program in octave has been a real challenge. Even when I know what I want to do, the language is completely foreign and I still haven't figured out how to edit a program. One typing mistake means starting over.
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Old 05-17-2012, 12:50 PM
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Default Re: What are the prerequisites for this class?

Very much agree with the 2 comments above. Access to and knowledge of one of the math packages (Matlab, Octave, Mathematica, etc.) should be a prerequisite.
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