Duration: 2 terms
Number of lectures per week: 1 (first term only)
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 LATEX 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 LATEX.
Jun 10, 1998