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# Category: Programming and Computational Thinking

**Programming and computational thinking****: Preface**

**Aim of the study element**

To provide an introduction of computation applying to real world phenomena, how to use probability, statistics and Monte-Carlo methods. This chapter will introduce students to program and computational techniques, algorithms and data construction and develop skills for basic programming languages to solve abstract problems.

**Learning outcome**

Having successfully completed this element you will be able to:

- Understand the principles of computational thinking and data structure.
- Use stochastic, random walks, Monte-Carlo Method and others for analysis of a given phenomena.
- Make optimisation, simulation and modelling of applied phenomena.
- Use computational techniques and programing to solve problems.
- Use simple algorithms, and create testing and debugging.
- Use MATLAB for given applications.

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