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COMP- 350: NUMERICAL COMPUTING

Course Summary

Computer representation of numbers, IEEE Standard for Floating Point Representation, computer arithmetic and rounding errors. Numerical stability. Matrix computations and software systems. Polynomial interpolation. Least-squares approximation. Iterative methods for solving a nonlinear equation. Discretization methods for integration and differential equations.


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Fall 2014

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Instructor:

  • Xiao-Wen Chang
        Phone: 398-8259
        E-mail: chang@cs.mcgill.ca
        Office Hours: Wednesday 2:30pm-4:00pm

TA:

Mr. Xiaohua Yang