Course Notes for Math 498
First homework assignment (due Wed., Jan. 16):
Second homework assignment (due Fri., Jan. 25) (changed from Wed. since I forgot about the
holiday on Mon.):
Sample solutions to second homework assignment:
Third homework assignment (due Wed., Feb. 6):
Fourth homework assignment (due Wed., Feb. 13):
Slides from lecture on Google's pagerank (Fri., Feb. 8):
Slides from lecture on Richardson extrapolation (Fri., Feb. 15):
Fifth homework assignment (due Wed., Feb. 20):
Sample solutions to fifth homework assignment:
Sixth homework assignment (due Wed., Feb. 27): Problems 1, 2, 3, and 4 on p. 239.
Information on projects:
Practice problems for midterm:
Sample solutions to practice problems:
MIDTERM: Fri., Feb. 29.
Project proposals due on OR BEFORE Mon., Mar. 3.
Homework for Fri., Mar. 7. Do numerical experiments to approximate the expected value of the determinant of a 2x2 symmetric matrix whose entries are uniformly distributed between 0 and 1 (problem 2b on the midterm). Then see if you can derive an analytic solution.
Zipped file for lecture Mon., Mar. 10:
Matlab code for Yoda: yoda.m .
Data for Yoda: yoda_low.mat .
Matlab code for mountain: mountain.m .
Matlab code for mountain2d: mountain2d.m .
Sample Matlab codes for second homework assignment:
Matlab code for coastline problem: coastline.m .
Matlab code for dice problems: dice.m ; using Central Limit Theorem: diceCLT.m .
Matlab codes for Google's pagerank:
Matlab code for second derivative:
Matlab code for Chapter 9, Exercise 1:
Excel code for Richardson extrapolation:
Matlab code for Sudoku: