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CISC 7240X Numerical Methods

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as CIS 768.
The information below might still reflect the old course numbers. Bracketed numbers, if any, are the old course numbers. Learn more...)

37 hours plus conference and independent work; 3 credits

Methods and techniques for solving scientific and mathematical problems on digital computers. Interpolation and approximation. Quadrature. Numerical solution of differential equations. Solution of linear and nonlinear systems. Fast Fourier transform. Computation of eigenvalues and eigenvectors. Error analysis. Emphasis on the machine implementation of numerical algorithms.

Prerequisite: a course in linear algebra and an elementary course in differential equations.


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