18.S191: Introduction to computational thinking for real-world problems

Course 18.S191 at MIT, Spring 2021 - Introduction to computational thinking with Julia:
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18.S191: Introduction to computational thinking for real-world problems

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Welcome to MIT 18.S191 aka 6.S083 aka 22.S092, Spring 2021 edition!
For older semester, see the Fall 2020 branch or older content.

This is an introductory course on Computational Thinking. We use the Julia programming language to approach real-world problems in varied areas applying data analysis and computational and mathematical modeling. In this class you will learn computer science, software, algorithms, applications, and mathematics as an integrated whole.

Topics include:

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We will be using Twitter to put out class updates and other relevant course content. You can find us on Twitter @MITCompThinking.

Meet our staff

Lecturers: Alan Edelman, David P. Sanders, Charles E. Leiserson, Henri F. Drake

Teaching assistants: Bola Malek

Technical assistants: Fons van der Plas, Logan Kilpatrick

Guest lecturers: to be announced


Course materials will be published on this website on Monday 1:00pm. Each week is a new chapter, which includes:

Live lectures

On Monday 1:00pm - 2:30pm, after the material is published, there will also be:

On Wednesday 1:00pm 2:30pm (MIT students only), you will meet with fellow students and your TA to:

Start date: February 16, 2021

Discussion forum and homework submission


The final grade is 80% problem sets, and 20% MITx quick questions.

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