Dr Mike Müller (Python Academy)
Python Academy is a teaching firm that specializes in Python and Python related topics. It offers courses for beginners, programmers in other languages and scientists. It also provides Python-Trainers the opportunity to teach at its training center in Leipzig, Germany. Teaching languages are German and English. Besides offering courses it hosts the Leipzig Python User Group at its...
Prof. Fourie Joubert (University of Pretoria)
Python has become the language of choice for bioinformatics, especially in teaching bioinformatics students to program. Bioinformaticists students come from various backgrounds including biology, computer science, mathematics, statistics and physics. While many of these disciplines encourage programming skills and structured thinking, biologists often have a hard time adapting to the world...
Mr Francois Schnell (ULP Multimedia)
The Open Source project Liberlab aims to promote scientific experimentation through the creation and use of a digital lab at a very low cost ( 15 €/$). Its modular and open design encourages original uses, particularly in the field of education, and can also be used to learn about robotics, automation, human- machine interface or interactive arts. The heart of the project is based...
Prof. Michel Sanner (The Scripps Research Institute)
Understanding the amazingly complex biological systems sustaining life requires integrating, analyzing and understanding huge amounts of data. Computers are the tools of choice for such a task. However, profound knowledge of biology is needed for analyzing the data and learning from it. It is impossible to foresee the multitude of ways data can be visualized or computational methods...
Mr Gregor Lingl (BRG 16)
A new extended Tkinter based turtle module will be presented: (1) Motives and pedagogical goals. (2) The design of the extended module. (3) The underlying archtecture especially in respect of possible extensions and portings. (4) A set of sample scripts covering a wide range from elementary to rather sophisticated. (5) turtle graphics as a backbone for an introductory...