Math 270C, Lecture 1, Winter 2005
Mathematical Aspects of Scientific Computing: Computational Linear Algebra
Lecture Meeting Time: MWF 1.00PM - 1:50PM.
Lecture Location: MS 5217.
Instructor: Luminita A. Vese
Office: MS 7620D
Office hours: M 3-4pm, W 3-4, F 4-5pm.
"Matrix Computations", G. Golub and C. VanLoan (placed on reserve at
SEL Library), Chapter 10.
"Iterative Methods for Solving Linear Systems", A. Greenbaum.
"Iterative Solution of Large Sparse Systems of Equations", W. Hackbusch.
"Numerical Linear Algebra", L.N. Trefethen, D. Bau.
"Numerical Linear Algebra (and applications)", B.N. Datta.
"Introduction to Numerical Analysis", by J. Stoer and R. Bulirsch,
Requisites: courses 115A, 151A, 151B, Program in Computing 10A.
WILL BE UPDATED
Virtual Office Hours
PIC Lab: Boelter Hall 2817 and
Mathematical Sciences 3970
MATLAB Documentation (thanks to Prof. C. Anderson, UCLA)
Class Web Page: http://www.math.ucla.edu/~lvese/270c.1.05w/
Getting started with MATLAB
Weekly assignments involving both theoretical and computational exercises
will be given. One or two additional projects may also be given. Assignments will be collected every Monday in class.
Examinations: There are no written exams (no midterm exam and no final exam).
Grading Policy: Grading will be based on class participation (10%) and
on weekly assignments and projects (90%).
Weekly Homework Assignments:
HW #1: Due on Wednesday, January 19, 2005
HW #2: Due on Wednesday, January 26, 2005
HW #3: Due on Wednesday, February 2, 2005
HW #4: Due on Wednesday, February 9, 2005
HW #5: Due on Friday, February 18, 2005
HW #6: Due on Friday, March 4, 2005
Symmetric, Tridiagonal, Positive Definite System Solver
Thomas algorithm can also be used for solving a tridiagonal linear system.
HW #7: Due on Monday, March 14, or on Wednesday March 16,2005