Numerical Analysis II

Math 447/847 Spring 2011 Section 001

Announcements:
(May 9) I have finished grading the final exam and calculating the final course grades. I have recorded these grades both on MyRed and Blackboard. Please let me know if you have any questions or want to see your final.
I really enjoyed teaching this class, and I hope that you enjoyed it, too. Thanks for your hard work during the semester, and have a great summer break!
 
Course Materials:
    Course information and course log recording topics covered in each lecture.
    Textbook: Numerical Linear Algebra by Lloyd N. Trefethen and David Bau, III.

Homework:
homework #1, due Mon Jan 24
homework #2, due Wed Feb 9
homework #3, due Fri Feb 18; data
homework #4, due Wed Mar 2; data
midterm take home portion, due in class on Fri Mar 11; data, matlab
homework #5, due Fri Apr 1
homework #6, due Mon Apr 18
homework #7, suggested
final take home portion, due at the in-class final exam on Thurs May 5; data, matlab

 
Instructor:
    Stephen Hartke, hartke @ No . Spam . mäth . únl . edu (appropriately changed)
    Office: Avery Hall Room 339, Phone: 402-472-7001
    Office Hours: To be announced, or by appointment.
Meeting Times:
    Mon, Wed, and Fri, 1:30pm-2:20pm, Avery Hall Room 119
Midterm:
    Evening midterm: Scheduled for Mon Mar 7, 5pm-7pm, in 351 Avery.
Final Exam:
    Thurs May 5, 1:00pm-3:00pm Avery Hall Room 119
 
Old Announcements:
(Mar 28) Thanks to everyone for filling out the informal feedback survey! Here is a summary of the responses.
(Mar 9) There will be no class on Fri Mar 18.
(Feb 28) The closed-book portion of the midterm will be Mon Mar 7, 5pm-7pm, in 351 Avery. The material will cover up through the lecture on least squares fitting. A notes sheet (one 8.5x11 sheet with anything written on it, front and back) may be brought.
(Feb 2) Sage linear algebra quick reference, tour, and constructions.
(Jan 31) We will have class on Wed Feb 2 in the Hi-Tech Classroom in 12 Avery.
(Jan 13) Any standard undergraduate linear algebra textbook is a fine resource for the linear algebra background we will use. Some free textbooks online include: Rob Beezer, Jim Hefferon, Stan Payne, Keith Matthews, David A. Santos, and even more.
(Jan 14) Based on the responses on the initial survey, the midterm is scheduled for Mon Mar 7, 5pm-7pm; the room will be announced later.
(Jan 12) There will be no class on Mon Jan 17 (because of Martin Luther King Day) or Fri Jan 21 (since I will be traveling).

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