Student Resources

From Photon to Neuron: Light, Imaging, Vision is a textbook intended for intermediate-level undergraduates in any science or engineering major. The only prerequisite for this course is first-year physics.

Also useful:

  • A Student’s Guide to Python for Physical Modeling by Jesse M. Kinder and Philip Nelson (Princeton University Press). E-book editions are also available. Chapter 1 is freely available.
  • The book has an associated blog.
  • A Student’s Guide to MATLAB for Physical Modeling, by Philip Nelson with Tom Dodson. This book is a free download.