The Florida State University Libraries has published an open access mathematics textbook in collaboration with Giray Ökten, associate chair for Graduate Studies and professor of mathematics at Florida State University.
The textbook, “First Semester in Numerical Analysis with Julia,” was published thanks to an Alternative Textbook Grant Ökten received from FSU Libraries in 2018 to help create an open textbook based on his lectures.
Ökten’s textbook presents the theory, methods and implementation of algorithms using the Julia programming language. Through the grant, the textbook is available for free download through the Open Textbook Library and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license, allowing other instructors to adapt and remix content from the book in their own work.
“Working with Dr. Ökten was a true pleasure,” said Devin Soper, FSU Libraries’ director of Digital Scholarship. “We hope that many more FSU professors will follow his lead in authoring open textbooks and sharing them with teachers and learners around the world.”
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