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Math 5510 - Fall 2015

Instructor: Jeffrey Connors
E-mail: jeffrey.connors@uconn.edu
Office: MSB M324
Office hours: F 11:00 AM -12:00 PM in MSB M324, or by appointment. Usually I will be around later on Friday as well.

Class time and room: MWF 10:10 - 11:00 AM in MSB 303.

Text: Introduction to Numerical Analysis by J. Stoer and R. Bulirsch.


FULL SYLLABUS HERE



Topics:
This course essentially covers Chapters 1-4 in the text with some supplementary material.
Round-off and error analysis - Sect. 1.1-1.3
Methods for interpolation and error analysis - Ch. 2
Numerical integration: Newton-Cotes method, Peano's error representation, Gaussian integration - Sect. 3.1, 3.2, 3.6.
Systems of linear equations; matrix factorizations, solution methods, error analysis, data fitting - Sect. 4.1-4.8.


Grading: The grade is 60% of the homework score, then 10% of the two midterm exams and 20% of the final exam score.