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18.783 Elliptic Curves, Spring 2013
This graduate-level course is a computationally focused introduction to elliptic curves, with applications to number theory and cryptography.
12.141 Electron Microprobe Analysis by Wavelength Dispersive X-ray Spectrometry, January IAP 2010
This lab-oriented course introduces the student to the subject of X-ray spectrometry and micro-scale chemical quantitative analysis of solid samples through an intensive series of hands-on laboratory exercises that use the ...
24.118 Paradox & Infinity, Spring 2013
This course explores different kinds of infinity; the paradoxes of set theory; the reduction of arithmetic to logic; formal systems; paradoxes involving the concept of truth; Gödel’s incompleteness theorems; the ...
10.626 / 10.426 Electrochemical Energy Systems, Spring 2011
10.626 introduces principles and mathematical models of electrochemical energy conversion and storage. Students study equivalent circuits, thermodynamics, reaction kinetics, transport phenomena, electrostatics, porous ...
17.565 Israel: History, Politics, Culture, and Identity, Spring 2011
The course provides the students a basic understanding of modern Israeli history, politics, culture and identity through lectures, discussions and projects. Among the topics to be explored are: ideational, institutional ...
RES.LL-005 D4M: Signal Processing on Databases, Fall 2012
D4M is a breakthrough in computer programming that combines graph theory, linear algebra, and databases to address problems associated with Big Data. Search, social media, ad placement, mapping, tracking, spam filtering, ...
21G.503 Japanese III, Fall 2016
Students further develop their skills in Japanese speaking, listening, reading, and writing. This course involves continued vocabulary and kanji building. The enrollment is limited to 16 students per class.
21G.501 / 21G.551 Japanese I, Fall 2012
This course is an introduction to modern standard Japanese with an emphasis on developing proficiency in speaking and listening, using basic grammar and vocabulary. Basic skills in reading and writing are also taught.
5.61 Physical Chemistry, Fall 2013
This course presents an introduction to quantum mechanics. It begins with an examination of the historical development of quantum theory, properties of particles and waves, wave mechanics and applications to simple ...
24.00 Problems in Philosophy, Fall 2010
The course has two goals. First, to give you a sense of what philosophers think about and why. Here we look at a number of perennial philosophical problems, including some or all of: how knowledge differs from "mere ...