Spring 2018 MATH 221 001 LEC

Advanced Matrix Computations
Schedule: 
SectionDays/TimesLocationInstructorClass
001 LECTuTh 11:00AM - 12:29PMGenetics & Plant Bio 107Per-Olof Sigfrid Persson39252
UnitsEnrollment Status
4Open
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Prerequisites: Math 128A or equivalent knowledge of undergraduate numerical analysis, MATLAB or equivalent programming experience.

Description: Direct solution of linear systems, including large sparse systems: error bounds, iteration methods, least square approximation, eigenvalues and eigenvectors of matrices, nonlinear equations, and minimization of functions.

Office: 1089 Evans

Office Hours: TBD

Required Text: L. N. Trefethen and D. Bau III, Numerical Linear Algebra, SIAM 1998.

Recommended Reading: J. Demmel, Applied Numerical Linear Algebra, SIAM 1997, Y. Saad, Iterative Methods for Sparse Linear Systems, SIAM 2003, T. Davis, Direct Methods for Sparse Linear Systems, SIAM 2006.

Grading: Letter grade.

Homework: 7 extensive problem sets.

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