__Topics:__

This class will introduce computational methods for numerical solution of
non-linear equations, differential equations, approximations, iterations,
methods of least squares and other topics. Partially duplicates MATH 4554. If
time permits we will discuss additional topics as well.

** Instructor:** Dr. Adrian Sandu

E-mail: sandu@cs.vt.edu

Phone : 1-2193

Office : 2242 KnowledgeWorks II Building

Office hours: By appointment.

** Lecture:** Please see the syllabus
for lecture and exam information.

** Teaching Assistant(s):** Please see the syllabus
for TA contact information and office hours.

__Prerequisites:__

CS 1044 Introduction to Programming in C

Math 2214 Introduction to Differential Equations

Math 2224 Multivariable Calculus

__Textbook:__

*"Elementary Numerical Analysis"*(third edition) by Kendall E. Atkinson and Weimin Han, 464 pages, ISBN 0-471-43337-3, John Wiley & Sons, 2004. The book provides a student companion site

The
following __optional__ book may provide useful additional information: *"Numerical
Mathematics and Computing"(fifth edition), Ward Cheney and David
Kincaid, *690 pages, ISBN: 0-534-38993-7, Brooks/Cole, 2004.

__Grading:__

The grade is based on:

- 22% Part-term exam #1 (in-class)
- 22% Part-term exam #2 (in-class)
- 26% Final Exam (in-class)
- 30% Homework (Theoretical and programming assignments)

** Syllabus:** For detailed information please consult the syllabus
(PDF).

Please
check the list of assignments.

- Available
Math Software at NIST.
- The
Numerical Algorithms Group, UK.
- Statistical Software (Allan Miller).
- Salford Software.
- Scientific Applications on Linux.

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