Aug 01, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

MATH 434 - Numerical Linear Algebra

Roundoff errors and computer arithmetic. Direct and iterative methods for solving linear systems; norms and condition numbers, iterative refinement. Linear least squares problems: the normal equations and QR approach for overdetermined systems. Numerical methods for eigenvalues: an introduction to the QR iteration. Extensive use of computers.

Prerequisites & Notes
PRQ: MATH 232; either MATH 239 or MATH 240; and either CSCI 240 or approved equivalent.

Credits: 3