# Welcome to Math 583

- Instructor: Kevin Cooper
- Office: Neill 222
- Office Hours: After class, or by appointment
- Phone: 5-4771
- Text: None
- Prerequisites: We assume only a reasonable undergraduate understanding of mathematics, and optionally a very little bit of familiarity with programming concepts.
- Topics: Installation, scripting concepts, importing libraries, common mathematical scenarios, using built-in functions, graphics.
- Grading: There will be three small programming assignments worth 25 points each. There will be no tests. In addition, five points will be awarded for participation in each of the In Class Exercises (ICEs).

Welcome to Math 583, Hacking Mathematics.