CSc 3610/7610 Introduction to Matlab Programming
Tentative Syllabus

Fall Semester, 2006
Computer Number: 86478 (CSc 3610), 86479 (CSc 7610)
Classroom: CS400
Time: TR 1:00-2:15 p.m.

Instructor: Dr. Michael Weeks
Computer Science Department
Office: 34 Peachtree Street, room 1444
Office Hours: 3-5 Thursdays


Phone: (404) 651-0660

Teaching Assistant : Nainyka Mohan
TA's office hours: Wednesday 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm and Friday 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
TA's office: CS 400
TA's e-mail address:

The Final Exam will be given in the above classroom on (See attached calendar for the date and time)

Michael Weeks, Digital Signal Processing Using MATLAB and Wavelets, Infinity Science Press, 2006, ISBN: 0977858200.
This text will be available in September. We will cover:

David Kuncicky, MatLAB Programming, Prentice Hall; 1st edition, 2003, ISBN 013035127X. (Recommended)
Selected articles may also be used, as needed.



This course is designed to give science majors experience with the Matlab programming language. Matlab is used for scientific applications involving images, sound, and other signals. No previous programming experience is needed.

Matlab will be used for assignments.

Matlab is a powerful language used by Computer Scientists, Engineers, and Mathematicians for applications such as image processing and signal analysis. These skills are useful in sciences like Biology, Chemistry, and Physics.