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CMSC/AMSC 660-0101 TTh 9:30-10:45, CSI 3120 SCIENTIFIC COMPUTING I, Fall, 2006 Prof. Dianne P. O’Leary: Room 3271 A.V. Williams Building, (301) 405-2678, , oleary/ O±ce Hours: Tuesday 8:45-9:15, Thursday 8:00-9:15, Friday 9-10, and by appointment, in AVW 3271. Please restrict telephone inquiries to ofce hour times, except in “emergen- cies.” E-mail is welcome anytime! Prerequisite: Undergraduate-level knowledge o± numerical analysis: lin- ear equations, nonlinear equations, integration, interpolation. Programming assignments will be in Matlab. Text: Dra±t copy o± Scientifc Computing: A Second Course, with Case Studies , by Dianne P. O’Leary. Topics: Monte Carlo simulation, numerical linear algebra, nonlinear sys- tems and continuation method, optimization, ordinary di²erential equations. Fundamental techniques in scienti³c computation with an introduction to the theory and so±tware ±or each topic. News: Assignments, course notes, answers to homeworks and quizzes, and announcements will be posted on the course’s homepage. You are responsible ±or checking this site be±ore each class. Final Exam: None. Grading: Grading will be on a curve , except that you will be guaranteed an A i± your average is 90% or better, a B i± your average is 80% or better, etc. Keep all o± your work in case there is any question about recording o± grades. 1
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Homework : 4 assignments, 160 points. To pass this course, you must make an honest efort at each homework. Partial credit will be given For partially-working programs. There will be a 15% penalty For assign- ments turned in up to 2 days late, 30% penalty For assignments turned in 2-4 days late, etc. Quizzes
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