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MATH3090: Practice Questions
1. Analyze the discretization error of improved Eulers method in the context of our
well-stirred coffee model, i.e., Newtons cooling model. Denote t
MATH3090: Computational Mathematics
Assignment 2
Due on Wednesday, November 5 (in-class)
1. Prove that the Markov transition matrix P has at least one eigenvalue equal to 1.
2. The following graph of
Chapter 2
Linear Equations
One of the problems encountered most frequently in scientic computation is the
solution of systems of simultaneous linear equations. This chapter covers the solution of line
4.6 Sampling Theory: the use of
Fourier Transform in reality
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1.Effect of Finite Sampling
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h(t)
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Effect of Finite Sampling
Time
Frequency
The convolutio
Chapter 2
Systems of Linear Equations
2.5 Application: Google PageRank
(Ref: C. ROUSSEAU, How Google Works)
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Google PageRank: the problem
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What is Google PageRank? (f
Topics for Assignment 2
1. Mathematics and Cooking:
Harvard Lecture Series on Science & Cooking:
Gelation & Heat Transfer
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A43&lpg=PA43
4. Mathematics, Music and More
4.4. The Fourier Transforms
Jean Baptist Joseph Fourier
(1768-1830)
Mathematician, Physicist,
Historian, and Politician
Best known for the Fourier transform
Auxerre, Fra
Chapter 2
Systems of Linear Equations
(Moler, Chapter 2)
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An example
Solve the linear systemAx = b, where
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5. Mathematics and Music
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Modern Technology and Math?
MRI
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4. Mathematics and Music
4.1 Pure Tones, Pitch, Frequency
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Simple Harmonic Motion
Simple Harmonic Motion S
Chapter 3
Matrices and Digital Images
3.1. Digital image 101
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Taking good photos of interesting things
CT and Solving Linear Systems
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Learning Objectives
Understand
Chapter 3
Matrices and Digital Imaging
3.2 A Simple Model for CT Image Reconstruction
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Beginning of X-Ray (Radiography)
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X-Ray
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Failure of X-Ray
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Learning Objectives in MATH 3090
Learn the fundamental thinking process of solving a
real-world problem
Master some basic numerical programming and
analysis skills
Train you the teamwork, presentation
MATH3090: Computational Mathematics
Assignment 1
Due on Friday, October 3 (in-class)
1. Modify the coffee cooling model to account for a room temperature that starts at 20 Celsius and
increase at a co