Introduction to Numerical Analysis

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Spring 2012



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This course analyzed the basic techniques for the efficient numerical solution of problems in science and engineering. Topics spanned root finding, interpolation, approximation of functions, integration, differential equations, direct and iterative methods in linear algebra.

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Laurent Demanet. 18.330 Introduction to Numerical Analysis. Spring 2012. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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