This page contains information on how to use the packages: maple, lp_solve,
cplex and lrs.
All are installed on lab machines located on the 1st floor of McConnell Engineering:
eg: lab103n-i.cs.mcgill.ca where i is replaced by a small integer.
See below for how to get an account. If you do not find the software,
try typing: %source /usr/socs/Cshrc
cplex (path: /usr/local/pkgs/cplex/ )
Instructions for cplex can be found here.
maple (path: /usr/local/pkgs/maple/bin/)
A maple session that shows how to solve systems of equations is here.
This can be useful to check your arithmetic for Assignment 1
The full package is available for download from the lp_solve home page.
A nice help page with windows/DOS binary is available at:
How to get a computer account:The prerequisites are
1) Must be taking a CS course
2) Must have paid tuition
From any unix lab workstation (103N, 105N)
1) Log-in username "newuser" password "newuser"
2) Follow the steps
- An account will be created.
Alternative is to use any webbrowser and connect to
Machines are available in McConnell 103n, and have names
lab103n-k.cs.mcgill.ca where k=1,2,3,....
To connect from home you will need to use ssh (telnet will not work)
High performance workstations available for this
course are in MC110, and
have names: lab110-5...lab110-18
The SOCS Inside-Out Website is a dynamic student initiative which aims
reduce frustration and raise the level of computing competency at McGill.
It can be found on the web at http://www.cs.mcgill.ca/~guide.