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Mar 20th 2017

Calculus is about the very large, the very small, and how things change. The surprise is that something seemingly so abstract ends up explaining the real world. Calculus plays a starring role in the biological, physical, and social sciences. By focusing outside of the classroom, we will see examples of calculus appearing in daily life.

Average: 5.5 (19 votes)
Mar 20th 2017

Learn about artificial neural networks and how they're being used for machine learning, as applied to speech and object recognition, image segmentation, modeling language and human motion, etc. We'll emphasize both the basic algorithms and the practical tricks needed to get them to work well.

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Mar 20th 2017


Average: 9 (1 vote)
Feb 20th 2017

Explore the works of Plato, Aristotle, Heraclitus and other originators of Western philosophy in an immersive study of ancient Greek and Roman philosophers. This philosophy course explores the origins of Western philosophy – a rich tapestry of ideas that began with the most noted ancient Greek and Roman philosophers.

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Feb 6th 2017

Learn the basics of computing and python programming, including fundamentals of procedural programming, control structures, and data structures. In this computer science course, you will learn about foundational computing principles, such as how to write and read computer code and how to run and debug code. You will learn about programming concepts in Python and how they demonstrate computing principles and domain applications that use programming concepts and computing principles in real applications.

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Jan 10th 2017

The course provides an overview about the state of the art in information visualization, teaching the process of producing effective visualizations that take the needs of users into account.

Average: 8.5 (4 votes)
Jan 20th 2016

Build real-world embedded solutions using a bottom-up approach from simple to complex in this hands-on, lab-based course.

Average: 5.6 (9 votes)
Sep 8th 2015

A comprehensive introduction to American government and politics—its foundations, institutions, organizations, and policies.

Average: 9 (3 votes)
Aug 24th 2015

Understand how biological systems generate electrical signals, and how they can be recorded and induced with manufactured devices.

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Apr 6th 2015

From da Vinci to Zhang Xu, Wu Daozi and Warhol, explore immortal works of Western and Chinese art and gain an appreciation of culture, history and civilization

Average: 10 (1 vote)
Jan 12th 2015

An investigation into how modern agriculture works, its controversies, and the science behind it all.

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Dec 15th 2014

During this course, you will learn about the basic medical techniques for the prevention of medical problems on board a yacht, how to plan medical prevention and active techniques to deal with some of the main issues that may arise during a two-crew round the world regatta. You will also be introduced to telemedical assistance protocols and the technology associated with it.

Average: 1 (1 vote)
Sep 25th 2014

This course explores China's rich and varied architectural history.

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Sep 22nd 2014

This course will explore the reasons for the Great Depression and the accomplishments of the New Deal; the role of United States in the Second World War and its involvement in the Cold War; the strategies and results of the Civil Rights Movement; the foreign and domestic impacts of the Vietnam War; as well as U.S. social, political, and economic issues since the 1970s.

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Sep 1st 2014

À l’École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, un cours de physique générale fait partie de la formation de tous les futurs ingénieurs et scientifiques. Le présent cours de mécanique en fait partie. Il a pour but de leur apprendre à transcrire sous forme mathématique un phénomène physique, afin de pouvoir en formuler une analyse raisonnée.

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Feb 24th 2014

《程序设计实习》课程是北京大学的本科生主干基础课程。课程的主要目标有二: 一、掌握C++语言的语法和标准模板库,能用C++语言以面向对象的方法来编写规模较大的程序。 二、掌握枚举、递归、搜索、动态规划等基本的算法思想。通过大量的高强度的编程训练,提高动手能力,做到能较为熟练、完整、准确地实现自己设计的程序,为进一步学习其他计算机专业课程,或在其他专业领域运用计算机编程解决问题奠定良好的基础。

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Feb 4th 2014

Was Alexander Great? If so, how? If not, why not? This course explores the life, leadership, and legacies of history’s greatest warrior.

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