An undergraduate course in Mathematics at the Department of Mathematics, National Tsing Hua University.
Instructor: Professor Wei-Cheng Wang,
Class meeting: General III Building, room 203, T56F5. First meeting: September 14, 2010
Homework assignment for both paper-and-pen and programming will be distributed
weekly to bi-weekly.
The final grade is 40% (homework+quiz, mostly on quiz) + 20% midterm I + 20% midterm II + 20% final exam.
Class attendance is required. Attendance will be taken occasionally. If you must miss class, you must email me in advance with some kind of explanation.
Textbook and References: Textbook: R.L. Burden, and J. D. Faires: Numerical Analysis, 8th edition. Here are the sample codes of the textbook.
Class TA: Mr. Sheng-Yao Lin (Office: 212, ext 33066)
Matlab InformationMatlab is an excellent environment for experimentation in scientific computing. It is not the most efficient environment for large-scale simulations, although with some effort, Matlab can be used in conjunction with C and Fortran routines. Matlab is a product of The Mathworks. For a tutorial, see A Free Matlab Online Tutorial or Another Tutorial
Here is an excellent note on IEEE arithmetic by Professor Michael Overton as a supplement reading material for Chap 1.
Chap 01 slides.
Chap 02 slides.
Chap 03 slides.
Chap 04 slides.
Chap 06 slides.
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Sample file to evaluate Lagrange polynomial
via computed Newton's divided differences.
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Sample file to open multiple windows for plotting.
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Homework for week 15:
homework 15 (updated).
Homework for week 16:
homework 16 (corrected).
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