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Basic Python for Scientific Computing

21 & 22 April 2022

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This Python course requires some programming experience in some programming language such as C, C++, Java (or other), but only little or no prior Python knowledge. The workshop will take place online and includes the following specific topics:

- Jupyter-Notebook Introduction
- Data Types and Variables
- The special nature of variables in Python Sequential Data Types: Lists and Strings Dictionaries and Sets Copying vs. referencing data, Shallow and Deep Copy
- Conditional Statements
- Loops: While and for-loops with the Python „else“
- Functions
- Modules and Modular Programming
- Read and Write Files
- Using Regular Expressions and their usage in Python


This workshop was originally reserved for participants from the waiting list for the advanced Python course of the PIER Graduate Week 2022, but is now open to all interested PhD students and Postdocs of PIER and its partner institiutions.

Note: Your registration is pending until the final confirmation from the organisers, which will be e-mailed to you after the end of the registration deadline. The number of available places is limited to twelve.

Registration link: https://indico.desy.de/event/33313/

Jennifer Popp
Particle and Astroparticle Physics
Leonardo Ranasinghe
Linda Vanessa Thesing
Photon Science
Ángel Ferran Pousa
Event Calendar
19 Jul. 2022 to 26 Aug. 2022
Speaker: Achim Geiser (CMS (CMS Fachgruppe QCD)) ; Robin Santra (DESY & UHH) et al.
Location: DESY Hamburg
Room: main Auditorium
19 Jul. 2022 to 08 Sep. 2022
Chaired by: Andreas Przystawik (FS-PS (FS-PS Fachgruppe FCP)) ; Friederike Januschek (DESY) et al.
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