CMSC460 - Computational Methods

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Course Information
Basic computational methods for interpolation, least squares, approximation, numerical quadrature, numerical solution of polynomial and transcendental equations, systems of linear equations and initial value problems for ordinary differential equations. Emphasis on methods and their computational properties rather than their analytic aspects. Intended primarily for students in the physical and engineering sciences.

Daisy Dahiya | 0101

Day & Time Location
MWF 11:00am - 11:50am PHY 4222

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Jacob Bedrossian | 0201

Day & Time Location
MWF 12:00pm - 12:50pm MTH 0405

Course Prerequisite(s)
Prerequisite: MATH240 and MATH241; and (CMSC106 or CMSC131); and permission of CMNS-Computer Science department. Or must be in the (Computer Science (Doctoral), Computer Science (Master's)) program. Also offered as: AMSC460. Credit only granted for: AMSC460, AMSC466, CMSC460, or CMSC466.

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Hours Per Week
Depends on the level of preparation

Languages Used
MatLab

Recommended Prior Experience
Courses in calculus, linear algebra, ODEs (Which is not an official prerequisite)


Projects, Exams, or other Assessments
Typically I assign weekly homework, 2 midterm exams, and one final exam.


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