course description

lecture notes

homework

hw1 due : Thurs Jan 28

hw2 due : Thurs Feb 11

hw3 due : Tues Feb 23

hw4 due : Thurs Mar 17

hw5 due : Thurs Mar 31 code for problem 7

hw6 due : Thurs April 14

notes on using MATLAB

Matlab resources for students

The Origins of Matlab, by Cleve Moler, December 2004

Interview with Peter Lax, AMS Notices, February 2006, "... the astonishing phenomenon of the interaction of solitons was discovered by numerical calculations ..."

Germund Dahlquist

Numerical Methods Resource Page

Disasters Attributable to Bad Computing, by Doug Arnold

Collection of Software Bugs, by Thomas Huckle

references

Student Data Form Form FAQ

Fellowships, Graduate Study, Internships

"You need the willingness to fail all the time. You have to generate many ideas and then you have to work very hard only to discover that they don't work. And you keep doing that over and over until you find one that does work." - John Backus, lead developer of Fortran

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