Department of Mathematics

Van Vleck Hall, 480 Lincoln Drive, Madison, WI

Math 513: Numerical Linear Algebra

Frequency: 

Fall

Student Body: 

Computer Science, applied math majors and math majors with emphasis in Comp. Sci. Graduate students in related areas.

Background and Goals: 

This course is taught by the Computer Science department and it is meant to give undergraduates an introduction to numerical methods in linear algebra.

Alternatives: 

N/A

Subsequent Courses: 

Math 514

Course Content: 
  • Direct and iterative solution of linear and nonlinear systems and of eigenproblems
  • LU and symmetric LU factorization
  • Complexity, stability, and conditioning
  • Nonlinear systems
  • Iterative methods for linear systems
  • Qr-factorization and least squares
  • Eigenproblems: local and global methods
credits: 
3. (N-A)
semester: 
Spring
prereqs: 
Math 340 or equivalent, Comp Sci 302 or equivalent.

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Madison, Wi  53706

(608) 263-3054

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