Computer Science (COSC) - Numerical Methods I

COSC 3006  Numerical Methods I


COSC 1557 and MATH 2036


Three hours of lecture and one hour of laboratory work per week for one term.




This course provides the mathematical background for numerical methods as well as a variety of computer applications in the solution of practical problems. Topics covered include Taylor polynomials, computer representation of numbers, error computation, root-finding, interpolation and approximation methods, numerical differentiation and integration; the solution of systems of linear equations, and the numerical solution of differential equations. This course may be credited towards Mathematics.

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