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Daily Study Group: Getting Started with Mathematica and Wolfram Language
Special Event | FREE

Certification Levels: Completion

Learn to use Mathematica and the programming language at its core—Wolfram Language. Start with basic explorations to get familiar with the syntax and then learn to use Wolfram GPT as a guide for writing snippets of code. Find your way through the documentation on 6000+ built-in functions and learn to use them for a range of programming tasks. You will learn to write your own functions, create visualizations, add interactivity and utilize the notebook interface to both create and present your analysis. No prior programming knowledge is required, and even seasoned users will pick up a useful trick or two.

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Daily Study Group: Introduction to Electric Circuits
Special Event | FREE

Certification Levels: CompletionLevel 1

This Daily Study Group explores the fundamentals of electric circuits using Wolfram Language and Wolfram System Modeler. User-friendly diagrams, visualizations and models help to demonstrate, in an intuitive way, how electric circuits behave. The first two sessions of this Study Group will cover circuit components and basic theoretical concepts. Later sessions will focus on circuit analysis methods and how to analyze and design circuits using operational amplifiers.

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Biodiversity Explorations with Machine Learning
(Study Group Sessions)

Biodiversity Explorations with Machine Learning
(Study Group Sessions)
Archived Event | FREE

Learn to apply machine learning techniques and Wolfram Language functions to biodiversity data. These Study Group sessions begin by introducing you to biodiversity data access functions available with the entity framework built into the Wolfram Language and in the Wolfram Function Repository. Later sessions cover examples of classification, social media text analysis, audio processing of bird sounds and deploying a trained neural network image classifier to your mobile phone. Each session includes lessons, polls to review key concepts and practice problems.

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Daily Study Groups

Daily Study Groups
Special Event | FREE

Certification Levels: CompletionLevel 1

Wolfram Daily Study Groups are fun, directed, incremental learning resources for building computational competence. Study Groups offer academic and professional development opportunities for anyone interested in expanding their skillset. A Wolfram instructor guides each session by sharing short lessons, polling the group to review key concepts, introducing practice problems and answering questions. Certificates of program completion are available to engaged participants, with additional opportunities for Level 1 proficiency certifications offered for select topics and areas of study.

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EdTech for the Computational Classroom (Study Group Sessions)

EdTech for the Computational Classroom (Study Group Sessions)
Archived Event | FREE

This Daily Study Group explores the benefits of bringing computational learning to all course subjects. Lessons start with a broad overview to provide a sense of what's possible with Wolfram technology, from interactive graphs and geographic plots to financial and historical data analysis. Later lessons share examples of student computational notebooks exploring subjects like math, physics and computer science with a final lesson demonstrating Wolfram's new question and assessment framework.

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Exploring Blockchain Functionality
(Study Group Sessions)

Exploring Blockchain Functionality
(Study Group Sessions)
Archived Event | FREE

Join associates from Wolfram Blockchain Labs to learn more about the technology, concepts and functionality of blockchains. The series begins with a conceptual introduction, reviewing terminology and definitions and briefly touching on topics such as cryptography, the internet stack, Bitcoin, NFTs and computation. Later sessions focus on decentralized blockchain governance, cross-chain bridges in the Cardano ecosystem, defining and expanding the "oracle problem," the latest economic research on mutual credit currency and finally, discussion of recent news and a Study Group recap.

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Field Theory of Games (Study Group Sessions)

Field Theory of Games (Study Group Sessions)
Archived Event | FREE

Learn a computational approach to economics and business using the field theory of games, a dynamic model extension of game theory. See how game theory can be extended with ideas from geometry, physics and engineering. Discussions will include applied examples from economics to give students insight into the ways a systems engineering approach can be used to understand how decisions are made. No prior knowledge of game theory or Wolfram Language is assumed, so a brief introduction to both topics will be provided.

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Guiding Principles for Systems Modeling and Simulation
(Study Group Sessions)

Guiding Principles for Systems Modeling and Simulation
(Study Group Sessions)
Archived Event | FREE

Learn modeling principles applicable to dynamic systems across diverse domains from Wolfram experts. This study group uses Wolfram System Modeler to create models of real-world systems and explore modeling fundamentals. Examples that range from simulating the spread of infectious diseases to predicting the cash flow dynamics of a subscription-based business and modeling the intricate behavior of drones are covered. The first two sessions provide an introduction to modeling with System Modeler and analyzing models with Wolfram Language. Each following session is devoted to learning about a different modeling principle.

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Introduction to Machine Learning (Study Group Sessions)

Introduction to Machine Learning (Study Group Sessions)
Archived Event | FREE

Join our Daily Study Group to review the first six chapters of Etienne Bernard's book, Introduction to Machine Learning. A Wolfram U instructor guides each session by summarizing the chapter, walking through code examples, polling the group to review key concepts, working on selected exercises and answering questions. Participants are encouraged to read the book chapters before coming to each session.

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Introduction to the Wolfram Quantum Computation Framework
(Study Group Sessions)

Introduction to the Wolfram Quantum Computation Framework
(Study Group Sessions)
Archived Event | FREE

Follow these Daily Study Group sessions for an introduction to the Wolfram Quantum Computation Framework and how to use it in quantum computing. The foundation of the framework is a high-level symbolic expression representation of gates, unitaries, measurements, CPTP channels and so on. The framework is intuitive and flexible enough to model higher-order processes, such as quantum switches, using the several named states and operators built into the framework. Topics include basic concepts of quantum computation, including quantum states, transformations, algorithms, operators, gates, circuits and how to use Wolfram Language to run them on quantum hardware. You will learn how to simulate a quantum computer that operates based on the laws of quantum mechanics with Wolfram Language.

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Mathematica and Wolfram Language for
Mathematics Research and Study (Study Group Sessions)

Mathematica and Wolfram Language for
Mathematics Research and Study (Study Group Sessions)
Archived Event | FREE

This Daily Study Group is designed especially for mathematics graduate students and research professionals but covers topics of interest to an even wider audience. This Study Group will help you make the most of the built-in functionality available in Wolfram Language for advanced studies and research in mathematics—from special functions and visualization to solving differential equations, as well as number theory, combinatorics, differential geometry and more. Participants are encouraged to prepare for this Study Group by attending a Hands-on Start to Mathematica training tutorial.

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Notebook-based Workflows for Data Explorations
(Study Group Sessions)

Notebook-based Workflows for Data Explorations
(Study Group Sessions)
Archived Event | FREE

Discover the different workflows included with Wolfram's extensive documentation system. Learn about the detailed, step-by-step recipes for the computational tasks needed to build more complex technical projects. These videos start with a brief introduction to Wolfram Notebooks and then quickly move to more practical tasks like importing data, creating visualizations and doing basic analysis. You will be instructed in utilizing the user-friendly notebook environment and the elegance of the Wolfram Language to quickly create interactive interfaces to aid your data explorations and visualizations.

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Programming Tutorials (Study Group Sessions)

Programming Tutorials (Study Group Sessions)
Archived Event | FREE

Follow this Study Group to go beyond the basics of the Wolfram Language and learn more about practical programming. The earlier sessions introduce the concept of using functional programming to work with data and build simple user interfaces, clearing the way for the later sessions to dive deeper into the details of scoping, more complex function building and utilizing the Wolfram Knowledgebase. The final sessions round out this Study Group by reviewing package development and covering Wolfram Workbench, our Eclipse-based IDE for the Wolfram Language.

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Solving ODEs and PDEs with Wolfram Language (Study Group Sessions)

Solving ODEs and PDEs with Wolfram Language (Study Group Sessions)
Archived Event | FREE

This Daily Study Group covers techniques for solving ordinary differential equations (ODEs) and partial differential equations (PDEs) using Wolfram Language. It introduces the built-in function DSolve for finding symbolic solutions to differential equations and the built-in function NDSolve, a general numerical differential equation solver. Topics covered include the numerical method of lines, the finite element method (FEM), the use and construction of meshes, boundary value problems and eigenvalue problems.

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System Modeling (Study Group Sessions)

System Modeling (Study Group Sessions)
Archived Event | FREE

Follow this Study Group to learn how to use Wolfram System Modeler to make complex, hierarchical simulations of all kinds of systems. The first several sessions cover examples ranging from gyroscopes and joysticks in physics to epidemic modeling in biology, to chromatographic columns in chemistry. After covering some fundamental topics with the use of the examples, this Study Group goes on to explain how to create and analyze new models, connect to real-world applications and analyze results with the Wolfram Language and the basics of the Modelica language.

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Topics in Artisanal Calculus (Study Group Sessions)

Topics in Artisanal Calculus (Study Group Sessions)
Archived Event | FREE

Explore lesser-known but incredibly useful topics in calculus. In this Daily Study Group on "artisanal" topics in calculus, learn about umbral calculus, Bell polynomials, the Euler–Maclaurin formula and fractional calculus. See how you can apply methods in calculus to the study of dynamical systems, minimal surfaces and even number theory.

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Wolfram Language Certification Prep (Study Group Sessions)

Wolfram Language Certification Prep (Study Group Sessions)
Archived Event | FREE

Refresh and enhance your Wolfram Language knowledge and prepare for the Level 1 certification exam. In these sessions, we review core areas of the language, including programming, graphics and visualization, machine learning and cloud functionality. In the final session, we look at exam practice questions.

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Wolfram Language Introductory Tutorials (Study Group Sessions)

Wolfram Language Introductory Tutorials (Study Group Sessions)
Archived Event | FREE

Follow this Study Group to learn the Wolfram Language from the ground up—no prior experience necessary. The first few sessions provide a working understanding of patterns, functions, data structure and datasets. While this Study Group is aimed at beginners, other sessions cover subjects often saved for more advanced users, including graphics, data visualization, simple user interfaces and even machine learning. A number of mini projects are provided along the way to help participants apply lecture concepts to real-world problems.

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Wolfram System Modeler for Engineering (Study Group Sessions)

Wolfram System Modeler for Engineering (Study Group Sessions)
Archived Event | FREE

Learn from the experts about using Wolfram System Modeler for model-based systems engineering. This group covers creating your own models, connecting to real-world applications and analysis with the Wolfram Language, including examples from thermal engineering, biology and digital circuits.

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Wolfram Tools for LLMs (Study Group Sessions)

Wolfram Tools for LLMs (Study Group Sessions)
Archived Event | FREE

Wolfram technology has long been a component of intelligent assistants and other AI systems. This study group brings you up to speed on currently available tools and devotes daily sessions to using Chat Notebooks, Wolfram Language functions that connect to LLMs, other built-in AI-related functionality and Wolfram GPT. See how Wolfram makes LLMs smarter by giving them access to powerful computation, accurate math, curated knowledge, real-time data and visualization. Learn about Wolfram tools that offer natural language–based code assistance, connecting to LLMs and access to built-in functionality for AI tasks.

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Writing a Wolfram Language Function (Study Group Sessions)

Writing a Wolfram Language Function (Study Group Sessions)
Archived Event | FREE

Requirements: Some programming knowledge is recommended for this Study Group.

Learn what makes a good Wolfram Language function and how to create one on your own. We'll begin slow with standard function syntax and structure, then move on to arguments, patterns and options. We'll also cover topics like how to extend a function's capability with overloading, recursion and iteration, memoization and function upvalues. Later sessions will discuss error handling and extra tips. Some programming knowledge is recommended for this Study Group.

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Course Type

  • Interactive Courses
  • Video Lessons
  • Video Courses
  • Instructor-led Courses
  • Archived and Special Events

Interactive Courses

Also known as MOOCs (massive open online courses), these courses are hosted on the Wolfram Cloud and allow you to interactively explore concepts using Wolfram Language functionality.

  • Self-paced with progress tracking

  • Include video lessons, exercises and problems, quizzes, exams and a scratch notebook

  • Sharable completion certificates available for all courses

  • Wolfram Level 1 proficiency certifications available for select courses

Video Lessons

Short recorded lessons that provide limited instruction on a computational topic or for using Wolfram tech.

  • Quick-start videos

  • Lessons from content experts

  • A wide variety of beginner-level lessons

  • Free to watch

Video Courses

Video series that build on preceding lessons to provide comprehensive instruction.

  • Each video course features a playlist of sequential lessons

  • Recorded by Wolfram certified instructors

  • Comprehensive coverage of a particular topic

  • Free to watch

Instructor-led Courses

Scheduled as online and in-person classes, these courses provide comprehensive instruction guided by a live instructor.

  • Registration required to reserve your seat

  • Taught by Wolfram certified instructors

  • Opportunity to pose live questions to experts in the room

  • Course completion certificates available

Archived and Special Events

Presentations by Wolfram developers, content experts and instructors.

  • Webinars on special topics and new release functionality

  • Livecoding sessions

  • Wolfram Daily Study Groups

  • Free to watch