A copy of the text has been placed on two-hour reserve in Dupré
library. You should purchase your copy from Campus Copies, across St. Mary
street from the Mathematics Department.
Prof. Kearfott is at a conference on the first day of classes (Friday,
August 29), but will meet the second class (after Labor Day, on Wednesday,
You should do the following as homework between the first class period
and when Prof. Kearfott returns:
Read the first section of the text, as indicated on the ``assignments"
Do your best to do the first written assignment. (If you have trouble,
Prof. Kearfott will help you when he gets back.)
Learn how to use a web browser (on your personal computer, in the departmental
Computational Research Laboratory, on the UCS system, or on the Mathematics
/ Computer Science Sun Sparc 5 system), and explore the course notes at
the URL given above.