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Mathematica: Hands-on Start

This hands-on course provides individuals who are new to Mathematica and the Wolfram Language with the basics to get started. With this training, you'll learn different ways to interact with Mathematica, enter queries through free-form input and the Wolfram Language, create notebooks, perform symbolic and numeric calculations, generate 2D and 3D graphics, create interactive Manipulates, analyze data, and turn your notebook into an interactive presentation. This is an exciting opportunity to learn directly from the authors of the book Hands-on Start to Wolfram Mathematica and Programming with the Wolfram Language and ask questions during the interactive Q&A. Participants will need access to either Mathematica for the desktop or Mathematica Online to utilize the hands-on aspects of this training.

Featured Products & Technologies: Wolfram Language, Mathematica
Level: Beginner

The course requires no previous experience with Mathematica.

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Outline

  • Notebooks
    Learn how to quickly create and format computational documents, called notebooks.
  • Means of Starting
    Get started with your first calculations using free-form input, point-and-click palettes, and the Wolfram Language.
  • Basic Calculations
    Discover how intuitive it is to compute just about anything, and learn how to perform exact and numerical calculations, assign variables, and create your own functions.
  • Basic Graphics
    Create, combine, customize, and annotate 2D and 3D graphics.
  • Making Interactive Models
    Learn how to take anything—a calculation, a graphic, a piece of text—and turn it into an interactive model that you can use to explore and explain a variety of concepts.
  • Utilizing Data
    Get a closer look at how to access computable data from the Wolfram Knowledgebase or import your own data from spreadsheets and other files to use in your calculations.
  • Presentations
    Learn how to quickly turn your entire notebook—including text, typeset equations, data, graphics, and interactive models—into a dynamic slide show that you can edit on the fly.