Week 1 (Lecture 1)
Sept 2013
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 Course Outline
 Introduction
Reading:
Overton: Chap 1.
Notes:

Week 2 (Lectures 23)
Sept 2013
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 Decimal and binary representation
 Computer representation of numbers
 IEEE floating point representation
 Rounding
Reading:
Overton: Chapters 25; Cheney and Kincaid: 2.1.
Notes:

Week 3 (Lectures 45)
Sept 2013
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 Floating point operations
 Exceptional situations
 Floating point in C
 Taylor series
 Approximating a derivative
Reading:
Overton: Chapters 610; Cheney and Kincaid: 2.2.

Week 4 (Lectures 67)
Sept 2013
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 Numerical cancellation
 MATLAB demo
 Solving a linear system of equations
 Gaussian elimination with no pivoting
Reading:
 Overton: Chap 11. Cheney and Kincaid: 1.2, 2.2, 7.1
Notes:

Week 5 (Lectures 89)
Sept, Oct 2013
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Solving a linear system of equations
 Gaussian elimination with partial pivoting
 Some theoretical results about GEPP
 Solving tridiagonal systems by GENP
Reading:
Cheney and Kincaid: 7.2 & 7.3

Week 6 (Lectures 1011)
October 2013
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Solving a nonlinear equation:
 Introduction
 The bisection method
 Newton's method
Reading:
Cheney and Kincaid: 3.1, 3.2
Notes: Solving a nonlinear equation (Lecs 1012)

Week 7 (Midterm)
October 2013
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 In class Midterm on Oct 16.

Week 8 (Lectures 1213)
October 2013
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 Solving a nonlinear equation:
 Newton's method, ctd.
 The secant method
 Comparsions of the three methods.
 Polynomial interpolation:
Reading:
Cheney and Kincaid: 3.3, 4.1.
Notes:
Polynomial interpolation (Lecs 1315)

Week 9 (Lectures 1415)
October, Novemebr 2013
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Polynomial interpolation:
 Lagrange form
 Newton's approach
Reading:
Cheney and Kincaid: 4.2

Week 10 (Lectures 1617)
November 2013
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Spline interpolation:
 Linear spline
 Cubic spline
Reading: Cheney and Kincaid: 9.1, 9.2
Notes:

Week 11 (Lectures 1819)
November 2013
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 Least squares approximation
 Numerical integration:
 Rectangle rule
 Midpoint rule
Reading: Cheney and Kincaid: 12.1, 5.1
Notes:

Week 12 (Lectures 2021)
November 2013
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Numerical integration:
 Trapezoid rule
 Simpson's rule
 Adaptive Simpson's rule
 Gaussian quadrature rules
Reading: Cheney and Kincaid: 5.2, 6.1, 6.2

Week 13 (Lectures 2223)
November, December 2013
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 Gaussian quadrature rules, ctd.
 Numerical solutions of ordinary differential equations:
 Introduction
 Euler's method
 Types of errors
 TrapezoidEuler method and MidpointEuler method
Reading: Cheney and Kincaid: 10.1
Notes:

Week 14 (Lectures 2425)
December 2013
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 General Taylor series methods
 Runge Kutta Mathods
 Review
Reading: Cheney and Kincaid: 10.2
