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Wednesday, June 21 • 11:40am - 11:52am
Teaching Through Code

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Standards already exist to improve software readability, but code understandable by a colleague differs from the best code to present to a student. As a scientist, I have often had to jump from mathematics or pseudo-code to a fully fledged implementation, with no chance to gain purchase in an intermediate middle ground. In the last year, I have worked on a Julia blog in computational physics and numerics and have striven to write code comprehensible to someone unfamiliar with the fundamental principles of the algorithm. In this talk, I will display both good and bad examples of documentation and tutorials, as well as guidelines for improvement.

Follow along live at: http://slides.com/christinalee/juliacon/live during the presentation

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Christina Lee

graduate student, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology
I'm a graduate student in condensed matter physics, specifically quantum spin liquids computationally and analytically. | | In addition to my normal graduate work, I write a series of Julia jupyter notebooks translated into a static blog covering a series of topics in physics... Read More →


Wednesday June 21, 2017 11:40am - 11:52am
East Pauley Pauley Ballroom, Berkeley, CA