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COMP 350 Numerical Computing (3 credits)

Offered by: Computer Science (Faculty of Science)


Computer Science (Sci) : Computer representation of numbers, IEEE Standard for Floating Point Representation, computer arithmetic and rounding errors. Numerical stability. Matrix computations and software systems. Polynomial interpolation. Least-squares approximation. Iterative methods for solving a nonlinear equation. Discretization methods for integration and differential equations.

Terms: Fall 2014

Instructors: Xiao-Wen Chang (Fall)

  • 3 hours
  • Prerequisites: MATH 222 and MATH 223 and one of: COMP 202, COMP 208, COMP 250; or equivalents.