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UCF Physics: AST 5765/4762: (Advanced) Astronomical Data Analysis Fall 2009 Homework 3 Due Tuesday 15 September 2009 Work: Become sufficiently familiar with Python to: 1. Display 2D images and surface plots, 2. Write and document functions and procedures with good coding style. Resources: 1. Coding handout 2. Docstrings of Python routines, as needed, note References and See Also sections 3. python/example.py file in class directory 4. np.lookfor("keyword") : look up functions by word or phrase in docstring. 5. Numpy doc wiki: http://docs.scipy.org, especially: (a) NumPy User Guide , sections “How to find documentation” and “Numpy basics”, espe- cially early parts of each subsection, especially “Broadcasting” (b) Cookbook (c) Additional documentation, especially “Numpy Functions by Category” and “NumPy Example List” (d) Oliphant, Guide to Numpy (in class online space) 6. Greenfield and Jedrzejewski, Using Python for Interactive Data Analysis , ch. 1 – 4 (ch. 4 may be scary; skim what you can if you’re not comfortable with it). Hand in:
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2009 for the course AST 4762 taught by Professor Harrington during the Fall '09 term at University of Central Florida.

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