CSE217a Resources

This is an inactive course webpage.

All course information and contents for SP2020 will be available on Canvas.


There isn’t really a course book for this class. But the following books will be useful. Check them out whenever you see references in the slides or on the course calendar.


We will be using Python and Numpy, Scipy, Scikit-learn, Pandas, and Matplotlib for the course. All those packages are included in the Anaconda package.

Download Anaconda Package

Downloading the Anaconda package will give you access to all packages and toolboxes that will be used in this class. It’s recommended that you go with the newest version.

  1. Download the Anaconda Distribution with the latest version of Python: https://www.anaconda.com/download/#macos

Getting Started with Jupyter Notebooks

You can get the notebook server running with the following methods

  1. You can use the user interface to open the notebook
  2. Or you can open the notebook via terminal by running the following command:
    jupyter notebook
Navigating Through Jupyter Notebooks