# How to access Python for doing scientific computing

**Hans Petter Langtangen** [1, 2]

[1] **Center for Biomedical Computing, Simula Research Laboratory**
[2] **Department of Informatics, University of Oslo**

#### Mar 23, 2015

This document presents the different ways students in INF1100 or
MAT-INF1100L can get access to Python with all the mathematical
packages needed in the course. Installation procedures on your
own laptop are fairly straightforward, so the biggest issue for
a newcomer is to find which solution to go for. An overview of the
possibilities together with our recommendations appears next.

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