2 Python Basics

In this week we will discuss the fundamental concepts of programming, such as variables, assignment and object types with application to Python. In addition, we will start using some in-built methods and functions.


  • Guttag. Chapters 2.2, 2.4, 4.5, 5.1, 5.3, 5.5-5.7


  • Python object types and casting
  • Application of methods and functions

Assignment 1

  • Python built-in objects and methods
  • Due at 11:00 on Monday, 27th September (submission on Blackboard)
  • Rename the file from 01_assignment.ipynb to 01_assignment_studentnumber_firstname_lastname.ipynb before submission