- Textbooks
- Experiments with MATLAB by Cleve Moler. Our textbook, which can be downloaded for FREE. This books exists only online.
- Mathematics: A Very Short Introduction by Timothy Gowers.
- Sets, Functions, and Logic by Keith Devlin.

- Other Course Material and Info
- Syllabus (Project presentation/final exam date added)
- Detailed schedule (modified reading assignment for Sept.27)
- Homework Assignments and Projects
- Handouts and MATLAB files

- MATLAB
- Getting Started in MATLAB (pdf) (some very basic info to get you off the ground)
- The MathWorks Student Center (all sorts of useful information)
- A Very Elementary MATLAB Tutorial from The MathWorks
- MATLAB 7: Getting Started Guide (should also be available directly through your MATLAB installation)
- Numerical Computing with MATLAB (by Cleve Moler). Probably, all you might need is the Introduction (pdf)
- Learning MATLAB (link to an intro text written by Toby Driscoll)
- MATLAB Webinar: Intro to MATLAB (you need to register for this, but it's free)
- Official MATLAB Site
- Octave and Scilab, two inexpensive (FREE) alternatives to MATLAB

- Career Info
- Careers in Applied Mathematics from SIAM (Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics)
- Career Information from the AMS (American Mathematical Society)
- Women Doing Mathematics from the AMS (American Mathematical Society)
- Mathematics Careers from the MAA (Mathematical Association of America)
- Career Advice & Opportunities from the AWM (Association for Women in Mathematics)
- Career Information from the WeUseMath.org
- Statistics Careers from the ASA (American Statistical Association)
- Career Information from ACM (Association for Computing Machinery)
- Career Information from the Society of Actuaries
- Career Information from the BeAnActuary.org
- Profile of an actuary from the MAA
- Profile of an applications engineer from the MathWorks
- Career Information from Informs (Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences)
- Career Information from the Careers-in-Finance.com
- Career Information from IEEE Computer Society
- Professional Development from the NCTM (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics)
- Career Outlook from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
- Math Resources at IIT's Career Management Center

- Other Resources
- Understanding Mathematics: A Study Guide by Peter Alfeld (University of Utah)
- Lots of math-related advice and more by Terence Tao (UCLA)
- How to Study Mathematics by Paul Dawkins (Lamar University)
- Study Skills Online by Martin Greenhow (Brunel University)
- How to Study Math, Science and Engineering by Phillip Rosenkrantz (California State Polytechnic University)
- Handbook of Writing for the Mathematical Sciences (link to a text written by Nick Higham)
- LaTeX resources at IIT's applied math department
- In Introduction to LaTeX from LaTeX-Project.org
- Obtaining LaTeX from LaTeX-Project.org
- Learning LaTeX (link to a text written by David Griffiths and Des Higham)
- LaTeX at WikiBooks.org

Last updated: September 25, 2012 Greg Fasshauer (fasshauer at iit.edu)