Spring 2014 MATH 275 001 LEC

Topics in Applied Mathematics
Schedule: 
SectionDays/TimeLocationInstructorCCN
001 LECMWF 9-10A 81 EVANSSTURMFELS, B54450
Units/CreditFinal Exam GroupEnrollment
4NONELimit:30 Enrolled:18 Waitlist:0 Avail Seats:12 [on 05/28/14]
Additional Information: 

Prerequisites: Strong foundation in undergraduate algebra (Math 110, 113, 143). Experience with mathematical software. Familiarity with graduate level mathematics intopics such as numerical linear algebra, optimization, or algebraic geometry.

Syllabus: Many models in the sciences and engineering can be described by non-linear polynomial equations. 
This course offers an introduction to both theoretical and computational methods for working with such models. 
 

Office: 925 Evana Hall 

Office Hours: Mondays 8-9, Wednesdays 10:30-11:30, or by appointment 

Required Text: Solving Systems of Polynomial Equations, American Mathematical Society, 2002

Recommended Reading:  see course website

Grading: Based on seven homework sets and the final term paper

Homework:  Weekly, during the first seven weeks of the class

Course Webpage: http://math.berkeley.edu/~bernd/math275.html