UW AMath High Performance Scientific Computing
AMath 483/583 Class Notes
Spring Quarter, 2013

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Lab 13: Tuesday May 13, 2014


  • Homework 4 will be posted soon and due on Tuesday, May 27 at 11pm PDT.
  • IPython 2.0 was released in April and has some cool new features. It is not available yet on SageMathCloud. See IPython_notebook for some references.


  • IPython 2.0 with interactive widgets:

    The notebook in $UWHPSC/labs/lab13/widgets_demo.ipynb illustrates this. (Does not run on SMC.)

  • Plots you can zoom in on in IPython notebooks: mpld3. The notebook $UWHPSC/labs/lab13/mpld3_demo.ipynb can be run on SMC.

Gamblers’ Ruin problem

  • The notebook $UWHPSC/labs/lab13/GamblersRuin.ipynb illustrates in Python a problem that you will tackle in Homework 4 using Fortran with OpenMP and MPI.

There is a quiz for Lab 13