May 19, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

MATH 662 - Numerical Analysis

Fundamental ideas and tools of numerical analysis and computational mathematics. Analysis of floatingpoint computations, rootfinding algorithms, interpolation and least-squares approximation by polynomials, numerical integration, direct and iterative methods for linear systems of equations, and numerical solution of initial value problems for ordinary differential equations. Additional topics as time permits. Emphasis on mathematical analysis of algorithms. Experience programming computers in a high-level scientific language such as FORTRAN, C, or C++ is expected.

Prerequisites & Notes
PRQ: MATH 431 or MATH 531, knowledge of FORTRAN programming, and consent of department.

Credits: 3