Course Information

MA4423 Introductory Numerical Analysis

Credits: 3.00

This course covers: Polynomial interpolation and approximation of functions. Divided differences. Least-squares data fitting, orthogonal polynomials. Numerical differentiation and integration. Solution of nonlinear equations. Gaussian elimination, pivoting, iterative refinement, conditioning of matrices. Numerical solution of ordinary differential equations.

Prerequisites: MA 2132 and some experience in computer programming.