## Week 1 : August 27

Introduction to Matlab, Variables, Numeric Types, Mathematical Operators, Logical Operations

__Readings__

Attaway Chapter 1

__Powerpoint Slides__

Week1.pdf

__In-Class MATLAB Code__

Week1.m

__Homework__

Homework1.pdf (due September 3rd)

__Homework Solution__

Homework1_Solution.m

__Further Readings__

Goldberg, D. (1991). What every computer scientist should know about floating-point arithmetic. *Computing Surveys*, Association for Computing Machinery, Inc. [link]

Wichman, F.A., & Hill, N.J. (2001). The psychometric function: I. Fitting, sampling, and goodness of fit. *Perception & Psychophysics*, 63, 1293-1313. [PDF]

## Week 2 : September 3

Strings, Arrays, Multidimensional Arrays

__Readings__

Attaway Chapters 2, 7, and 8

__Powerpoint Slides__

Week2.pdf

__In-class MATLAB code__

Week2.m

__Essence of Linear Algebra (youtube video)__

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLZHQObOWTQDPD3MizzM2xVFitgF8hE_ab

__Homework__

Homework2.pdf (due September 10th)

brain.mat

__Homework Solution__

Homework2_solution.m

## Week 3 : September 10

Vectors and Matrices, Cell Arrays, Structures, Control Flow

__Readings__

Attaway Chapters 3 and 8

__Powerpoint Slides__

Week3.pdf

__In-class MATLAB code__

Week3.m

__Homework__

Homework3.pdf (due September 17th)

__Homework Solution__

Homework3_Solution.m

## Week 4 : September 17

Control Flow, Conditional Statements, Loops

__Readings__

Attaway Chapter 4, 5, and 6

__Powerpoint Slides__

Week4.pdf

__In-class MATLAB code__

Week4.m (coming soon)

Table_Examples.zip (from last week)

__Homework__

Homework4.pdf (due September 24)

__Homework Solution__

(coming soon)

## Week 5 : September 24

More on Control Flow, Random Number Generators, Functions

__Readings__

Attaway Chapter 3 and 6

__Powerpoint Slides__

(coming soon)

__In-class MATLAB code__

(coming soon)

__Homework__

(coming soon) (due October 1st)

__Homework Solution__

(coming soon)

__Further Readings__

Testing a Random Number Generator, John D. Cook (PDF)

Good Random Number Generators Are (Not So) Easy to Find, P. Hellekalek (PDF)

Random Numbers, Cleve Moler (PDF)