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Course Code: 2360381
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 6.0
Department: Mathematics
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. SONGL KAYA MERDAN
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 2360262 | 5710230
Set 2: 2360260 | 5710230
One of the sets above should be completed before taking MATH381 NUMERICAL ANALYSIS I.

Course Content

Convergence, stability, error analysis and conditioning. Solving systems of linear equations: The LU and Cholosky factorization, pivoting, error analysis in Gaussian elimination. Matrix eigenvalue problem, power method, orthogonal factorizations and least squares problems. Solutions of nonlinear equations. Bisection, Newton`s, secant and fixed point iteration methods.