MATH/CS 514: Numerical Analysis, Fall 2017

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Course Details:

Time: MWF: 9:55pm-10:45am

Room: Comp Sci 1221

Office hours: M 1pm-2pm (VV 505); W 11am-1pm, F 1pm-3pm (Jiajie Shen, ME 3247)

Instructor: Saverio Spagnolie

Office: Van Vleck 505

Course website:


The official course textbook is:

You may also be interested in visiting the following supplementary texts, which will be placed on reserve in the Math Library (Van Vleck B224), or may be available online through the math library:

Course Content:

The goal of this course is to provide graduate students and advanced undergraduate students with an introduction to numerical analysis, or numerical approaches to calculus. Topics to be covered include root-finding, interpolation, polynomial approximation, numerical differentiation and integration, and the numerical solution of ordinary differential equations.