Duration: 2 terms
Number of lectures per week: 1 (first term only)
Assessment: Assignments
End-of-year Examination: None
The course has 4 main aims:
To offer a taste of the facilities available on the Internet.
To teach the programming language Java.
To introduce the L^{A}T_{E}X system for printing mathematics.
The course is entirely practical in character. At the end of the course you should be able to use a Unix system with confidence; should be able to use the Internet for sending mail, for accessing the World-Wide-Web, and for other purposes; should be able to write simple programs in C++; and should be able to present mathematical documents in L^{A}T_{E}X.
Jun 10, 1998