Math 170A Winter 2018

Meeting Time: MWF 10:00a-10:50a

Location: PCYNH 122

Instructor: Ryan Szypowski

Email: rszypowski at ucsd dot edu

Office Hours: MWF 12:30p-1:30p, Mayer Hall 2681

Textbook: Numerical Analysis: Mathematics of Scientific Computing, third edition, by Kincaid and Cheney

Grade: The grade is computed as the best of the following weighed averages:

Course Content: Analysis of numerical methods for linear algebraic systems and least squares problems. Orthogonalization methods. Ill conditioned problems. Eigenvalue and singular value computations. Knowledge of programming recommended.

Homework: Homework will be assigned through this web page and will likely be submitted by you to Gradescope. More details coming. Your lowest homework grade will be dropped.

Midterm Exams: There will be two midterm exams given in class. The dates are January 31 and February 28.

Final Exam: See the online system for the final exam date and time.

Gradescope: Gradescope will be used for handling exams grading. Details will be given in class when needed.