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MATH 4806 [0.5 credit] Numerical Linear Algebra (Honours)

Matrix computations, conditioning and stability, direct methods for linear systems, classical iterative methods: Jacobi, Gauss-Seidel; modern iterative methods, Arnoldi decomposition, GMRES and other Krylov subspace based methods for sparse and structured matrices; numerical solution of eigenvalue problems, implementation using suitable programming language, application to differential equations and optimization problems.
Also listed as COMP 4806.
Prerequisite(s): MATH 1102 or MATH 2107; MATH 2000 and MATH 3806; or permission of the School.
Lectures three hours a week.