Problem Sets for Natural Computation and Self-Organization
(Physics 256AB, Winter + Spring 2013)
There will be a half dozen homeworks, then we'll concentrate on
developing class projects.
- Week 1, HW 10: Assigned 2 April. Due 11 April before class.
- Week 2, HW 11: Assigned 9 April. Due 16 April before class.
- Week 3, HW 12: Assigned 16 April. Due 23 April before class.
- Week 4, HW 13: Assigned 23 April. Due 30 April before class.
- Week 5, HW 14: Assigned 30 April. Due 7 May before class.
- Week 6, HW 15: Assigned 9 May. Due 16 May before class.
- No more homeworks after HW 6. Work on your projects!
Starting with the Week 1 homework: Assignments and interactive labs are
available through the CMPy server.
To complete these assignments:
We strongly recommend that you first work through the SAGE tutorial, linked on
the CMPy Server home page, before starting your first assignment.
- Log into your account there.
- Click on Published. This is our shared
space, where homework and lab worksheets are posted.
- Click on the worksheet for the appropriate assignment.
- Make a copy of it for your own use by clicking on Edit this.
- Now, click on Home, which is your work space. You'll see a copy of the worksheet there.
- Work out your solutions there by editing the worksheet.
- When done, download the completed worksheet using the pull-down menu:
File -> Save worksheet to a file ....
- Email your worksheet (now on your computer) to Ryan:
- Week 1: Assigned 15 January. Due 22 January before class.
- Week 2: Assigned 22 January. Due 29 January before class.
- Week 3: Assigned 29 January. Due 5 February before class.
- Week 4: Assigned 5 February. Due 12 February before class.
- Week 5: Mid-Term Exam. See CMPy Server.
Assigned 12 February. Due 19 February before class. No late exams please.
- Week 6: Assigned 19 February. Due 26 February before class.
- Week 7: Assigned 26 February. Due 5 March before class.
- Week 8: Assigned 5 March. Due 12 March before class. Last one!
- Week 9: Final Exam. Assigned 12 March. Due 19 March at day's end.
No late exams please.