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The Resource Science and computing with Raspberry Pi, Brian R. Kent

Science and computing with Raspberry Pi, Brian R. Kent

Label
Science and computing with Raspberry Pi
Title
Science and computing with Raspberry Pi
Statement of responsibility
Brian R. Kent
Creator
Contributor
Author
Publisher
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The portable Raspberry Pi computing platform with the power of Linux yields an exciting exploratory tool for beginning scientific computing. Science and Computing with Raspberry Pi takes the reader through explorations in a variety of computing exercises with the physical sciences. The book guides the user through: configuring your Raspberry Pi and Linux operating system; understanding the software requirements while using the Pi for scientific computing; computing exercises in physics, astronomy, chaos theory, and machine learning
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Additional physical form
Also available in print.
Biographical or historical data
Brian R. Kent, PhD is a scientist with the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Charlottesville, Virginia. His publications and studies in astrophysics and computing include scientific visualizations of a variety of theoretical and observational phenomena. He is interested in visualizing data for scientific analysis, 3D graphics, and introducing scientific programming via single-board computers like Raspberry Pi. Dr. Kent received his PhD in Astronomy and Space Sciences from Cornell University. His website is
Cataloging source
CaBNVSL
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Kent, Brian R
Dewey number
502.8553
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Researcher, student, or hobbyist
LC call number
Q183.9
LC item number
.K467 2018eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Morgan & Claypool Publishers
  • Institute of Physics (Great Britain)
Series statement
  • IOP release 4
  • IOP concise physics,
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Science
  • Raspberry Pi (Computer)
  • Physics
  • SCIENCE / Physics / General
Target audience
adult
Label
Science and computing with Raspberry Pi, Brian R. Kent
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • "Version: 20180601"--Title page verso
  • "A Morgan & Claypool publication as part of IOP Concise Physics"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. Raspberry Pi -- 1.1. Single-board computing -- 1.2. Why Raspberry Pi?
  • 2. Setting up your system -- 2.1. Hardware configuration, requirements, and limitations -- 2.2. Understanding Linux -- 2.3. Python -- 2.4. Mathematica and Wolfram Alpha -- 2.5. Sources of astronomical science data -- 2.6. Using revision control -- 2.7. Jupyter notebooks -- 2.8. Coding pedagogy
  • 3. Chaos and non-linear dynamics -- 3.1. One and two dimensional pseudo random walks -- 3.2. Logistic maps, bifurcation, and chaos -- 3.3. Cellular automata
  • 4. Physics and astronomy -- 4.1. A simple pendulum -- 4.2. The double pendulum -- 4.3. Hydrostatics -- 4.4. Astronomical catalogs -- 4.5. The Lane-Emden equation -- 4.6. Radiative transfer
  • 5. Machine learning -- 5.1. Spanning trees -- 5.2. Neural networks and classification
  • 6. Image combination and analysis -- 6.1. Image manipulation -- 6.2. Creating a multi-wavelength astronomical image -- 6.3. Manipulating astronomical data cubes
  • Appendices. -- A. Mathematica shortcuts and help -- B. Important Python modules and resources
Control code
1044743667
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 PDF (various pagings)
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781681749945
Media category
electronic
Media MARC source
isbdmedia
Other control number
10.1088/978-1-6817-4996-9
Other physical details
illustrations (some color).
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1044743667
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • System requirements: Adobe Acrobat Reader, EPUB reader, or Kindle reader
Label
Science and computing with Raspberry Pi, Brian R. Kent
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • "Version: 20180601"--Title page verso
  • "A Morgan & Claypool publication as part of IOP Concise Physics"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. Raspberry Pi -- 1.1. Single-board computing -- 1.2. Why Raspberry Pi?
  • 2. Setting up your system -- 2.1. Hardware configuration, requirements, and limitations -- 2.2. Understanding Linux -- 2.3. Python -- 2.4. Mathematica and Wolfram Alpha -- 2.5. Sources of astronomical science data -- 2.6. Using revision control -- 2.7. Jupyter notebooks -- 2.8. Coding pedagogy
  • 3. Chaos and non-linear dynamics -- 3.1. One and two dimensional pseudo random walks -- 3.2. Logistic maps, bifurcation, and chaos -- 3.3. Cellular automata
  • 4. Physics and astronomy -- 4.1. A simple pendulum -- 4.2. The double pendulum -- 4.3. Hydrostatics -- 4.4. Astronomical catalogs -- 4.5. The Lane-Emden equation -- 4.6. Radiative transfer
  • 5. Machine learning -- 5.1. Spanning trees -- 5.2. Neural networks and classification
  • 6. Image combination and analysis -- 6.1. Image manipulation -- 6.2. Creating a multi-wavelength astronomical image -- 6.3. Manipulating astronomical data cubes
  • Appendices. -- A. Mathematica shortcuts and help -- B. Important Python modules and resources
Control code
1044743667
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 PDF (various pagings)
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781681749945
Media category
electronic
Media MARC source
isbdmedia
Other control number
10.1088/978-1-6817-4996-9
Other physical details
illustrations (some color).
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1044743667
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • System requirements: Adobe Acrobat Reader, EPUB reader, or Kindle reader

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