MATH 4260

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Introduction to the fundamentals of numerical linear algebra: direct and iterative methods for linear systems, eigenvalue problems, singular value decomposition. In the second half of the course, the above are used to build iterative methods for nonlinear systems and for multivariate optimization. Strong emphasis is placed on understanding the advantages, disadvantages, and limits of applicability for all the covered techniques. Computer programming is required to test the theoretical concepts throughout the course.

When Offered Spring.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: MATH 2210 or MATH 2940 or equivalent, one additional mathematics course numbered 3000 or above, and knowledge of programming.

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Comments MATH 4250/CS 4210 and MATH 4260/CS 4220 provide a comprehensive introduction to numerical analysis; these classes can be taken independently from each other and in either order.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Combined with: CS 4220CS 5223

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7552MATH 4260  LEC 001