This course will provide an introduction to a variety of computing concepts
and ideas, as well as basic tutorials in some programs useful in statistical
computing.
+ Introduction to the Statistical Computing Facility
+ Operating Systems and Languages
+ Basic UNIX commands
+ The Internet and the World Wide Web
+ Electronic Mail
+ Scientific Word Processing with LaTEX
+ Survey of Statistical Languages (blss, S, matlab, sas, etc.)
+ Text Processing Utilities
These topics may change based on the needs and interests of the students
enrolled in the class.