Scientific Computation - CS3210, Spring 2013
TR 1:10 - 2:25pm
Required Text: Numerical Methods, Third Edition, Faires and Burden. I suggest you buy the 3rd edition used.
You are responsible for the material covered in: lectures, readings and homeworks.
Many problems in physics, chemistry, biology, engineering vision graphics, animations, weather predictions, etc. have continuous mathematical models
Continuous problems usually have to be solved numerically
Why Moore's law is ending for current technology and what can be done about it.
Applications of Newton
Limits to weather prediction
Why such an important problem
Curse of dimensionality
Monte Carlo algorithm
Linear ordinary differential equations (ODE)
Separation of variables
Error of Euler
Higher order Taylor