Mathematics 455 Course Description
First Semester Numerical Analysis
R. Baker Kearfott
Department of Mathematics
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
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This is the first semester of the two semester introductory course in numerical analysis. The goals of this course are:
to introduce the student to modern methods, techniques, and pitfalls in scientific computing;
to present the basic mathematical foundations of numerical analysis and scientific computing;
to give the students hands-on experience in solving problems;
to provide useful tools for scientists, engineers and others.
The course content will be adjusted to the audience's interests and needs. Extensive supplementation and personal attention will be given.