Wolfram Computation Meets Knowledge

Instructor-Led Course

The Wolfram Language: Programming Fundamentals

Level: Intermediate


This course focuses on the structure of expressions and evaluation in the Wolfram Language, illustrating the many ways they can be used to design and implement more powerful programs. Limited registration and small class sizes allow for interaction with the instructor, and in-person courses allow additional time for discussion, exercises and Q&A. Basic familiarity with Mathematica and the Wolfram Language and introductory-level skills in any computer programming language are recommended.

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August 211pm–3:30pm EDT Your local time
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  • Recognizing Expressions
    Introducing expressions and their structure, manipulating expressions, evaluating expressions and displaying expressions.
  • Assignments and Evaluation
    Introducing assignments, the differences between immediate and delayed assignments and how assignments fit into the framework of understanding expressions.
  • Pattern Matching
    Explaining how elements in expressions can be recognized and modified through pattern matching.
  • Loops vs. Maps
    Illustrating how built-in functions in the Wolfram Language make it quick and easy to operate on the individual elements of a list or expression.
  • Scoping Constructs, Naming of Functions, and Data Types
    Explaining how to set contexts and limit the scope of symbols to create stable, low-maintenance code to solve difficult problems.