The course notes are here: Course Notes (updated 1100 on 12th Nov 2010).
A handbook on Matlab is here: Matlab Handbook.
In the labs on 18th Nov and 25th November 2010, please work through the sections of the Matlab Handbook on the inside cover. You should aim to work through "Key Features", then "Additional Features" and finally the "Extras" sections (Matlab Users)
For Python users, please work through and familiarise yourself with the material in this book: Python Handbook, starting with the introduction chapters and moving onto the advanced work (particularly chapters 12.2 and 14 for the sections focussing on computatinoal and numerical methods)
In the lab on 9th December, please work through this document Lab 5.
The coursework is due on Wed 12th January 2011 at 12 midday. It counts 20% for the final mark of the course. Please read the instructions in the document carefully: Coursework 2010.