University at Albany, College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

AMAT 502: Modern Computing for Mathematicians, Spring 2015


Prof. Marco Varisco,,
Office: ES-120C, Office Hours: MWF 10:25–11:20, or by appointment.


MWF 11:30–12:25 in LC-13.


Familiarity with undergraduate mathematics and some ability with computer code. (See the University Bulletin.)


The goal of this course is to learn how to let computers help you do and teach math. In particular, you will learn how to use:


None, but reading material will be distributed in class.


Weekly project assignments.

Students are expected to attend all class meetings. The maximum number of absences permitted to receive credit for this course is 5 (five). Excessive tardiness may count as absence.

Of course, students are expected to follow the University’s Standards of Academic Integrity.

This syllabus is subject to change. All official announcements and assignments are given in class, and this web page may not be up to date.
Marco Varisco.