MTH 471 Numerical Analysis     Fall 1999

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Instructor:      Prof. Orlando Merino     merino@math.uri.edu    
Text:               Numerical Analysis, by D. Kincaid and W. Cheney -Second Edition
Evaluation:     Homework and other assignments (60%) and 2 Exams (20% each)
About the course This is an introductory course to the algorithms and methods used in scientific computing, for students of Mathematics, Sciences,  Engineering, Computer Science.  You should be familiar with calculus, and linear algebra, and one programming language (for example, matlab, maple, fortran, etc.)   The exposition is mathematical and it will include the statement and proofs of theorems.  Algorithms will be discussed in pseudocode, so they are easy to write in any computer language.
 
 
Mathematical Preliminaries Details...
Computer Arithmetic
Solution of Nonlinear Equations Default graphic
 
Solving Systems of Linear Equations
Selected Topics
Approximating Functions
Numerical Differentiation and Integration