This is a "hands on" course. Students are supposed to follow the explanations of the instructor performing in real time the exercises, examples and other proposed activities. Thus the course takes place in the computer Lab and students must become acquainted with MATLAB.
The course will start learning how to program MATLAB. After that general introduction, every two weeks, one of the topics of the course will be discussed in the classroom and practices related to these topics will be proposed to the students. The students will have one week to solve and return it to the teacher. Usually the practices involve to solve a simple problem by writing the appropriate code.