About the Author

A brief introduction about the author of this course!

Nicolas P. Rougier is a full-time research scientist at Inria which is the French national institute for research in computer science and control. This is a public scientific and technological establishment (EPST) under the double supervision of the Research & Education Ministry, and the Ministry of Economy Finance and Industry. Nicolas P. Rougier is working within the Mnemosyne project which lies at the frontier between integrative and computational neuroscience in association with the Institute of Neurodegenerative Diseases, the Bordeaux laboratory for research in computer science (LaBRI), the University of Bordeaux and the national center for scientific research (CNRS).

He has been using Python for more than 15 years and NumPy for more than 10 years for modeling in neuroscience, machine learning and for advanced visualization (OpenGL). Nicolas P. Rougier is the author of several online resources and tutorials (Matplotlib, NumPy, OpenGL) and he’s teaching Python, NumPy and scientific visualization at the University of Bordeaux and in various conferences and schools worldwide (SciPy, EuroScipy, etc). He’s also the author of the popular article Ten Simple Rules for Better Figures and a popular matplotlib tutorial.

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