Concepts of Information Physics 1
- Department of Physical Electronics
Workshop-type curriculum with strong learn-by-doing features. Part 1. Objectives: (1) To amplify the student knowledge of contemporary physics and computer science with emphasis on up-to-date topics. (2) To confirm the power of computer science tools and methods in solution of complex physics problems. (3) To take experience with the teamwork by solving concrete scientific problems in physics and its applications. Comment: Substantial part of the course is delivered in a computational laboratory, active participation and intensive individual work is required. Prerequisites: FNSPE courses Methods of Computational Physics 1 and Methods of Computational Physics 2 or equivalent, proven knowledge of physics and information science.
- Syllabus of lectures:
1. Introduction. Information Physics concepts.
2. Information physics tools and methods.
3. Formulation and goal-framing of the student teamproject 1.Topics : Implementation and modification of a big simulation program.
4. Comp Lab 1: Work on the project.
5. Guest Seminar 1: Physics topic related to the project.
6. Comp Lab 2: Work on the project.
7. Comp Lab 3: Work on the project.
8. Formal checking of the state of the teamproject.
9. Comp Lab 4: Work on the project.
10. Guest Seminar 2: Computer science topic related to the project.
11. Comp Lab 5 : Work on the project.
12. Comp Lab 6: Work on the project.
13. Presentation of the student teamwork project.
14. Evaluation of the student teamwork project.
- Syllabus of tutorials:
- Study Objective:
Introduction to unconventional computer science tools and methods in solution of complex physics problems.
- Study materials:
1. T. Tajima: Computational Plasma Physics with Applications to Fusion and Astrophysics, Reprint Edition, Westview Press 2004. ISBN: 0-8133-4211-2.
2. S. Pfalzner, P. Gibbon: Many-Body Tree Methods in Physics, Cambridge University Press 1996. ISBN: 0-521-49564-4.
- Further information:
- No time-table has been prepared for this course
- The course is a part of the following study plans:
- Informatická fyzika (compulsory course of the specialization)