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Incorporating Computational Challenges into a Multidisciplinary Course on Stochastic Processes

  title={Incorporating Computational Challenges into a Multidisciplinary Course on Stochastic Processes},
  author={Mark Jayson V. Cortez and Alan Eric Akil and Krevsimir Josi'c and Alexander J. Stewart},
Quantitative methods and mathematical modeling are playing an increasingly important role across disciplines. As a result, interdisciplinary mathematics courses are increasing in popularity. However, teaching such courses at an advanced level can be challenging. Students often arrive with different mathematical backgrounds, different interests, and divergent reasons for wanting to learn the material. Here we describe a course on stochastic processes in biology, delivered between September and… Expand

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