SCIENTIFIC COMPUTATION I

Section

Professor

Joseph Traub

Survey Results

63 of 80 students responded

Instructor: Organization and Preparation3.4
Instructor: Classroom Delivery3
Instructor: Approachability3.57
Instructor: Overall Quality3.3
Course: Amount Learned2.97
Course: Appropriateness of Workload3.41
Course: Fairness of Grading Process3.51
Course: Quality of Text2.98
Course: Overall Quality3.22

Course Information

Prerequisites: two semesters of calculus and proficiency in a programming language. An introduction to computational aspects of mathematical models of time varying phenomena. Both discrete and continuous models including linear and nonlinear first order and higher order systems of equations will be included. Theoretical and numerical aspects will be emphasized. Quantitative issues such as chaos and stability will also be covered. Applications include genetics, finance, physical systems, computer systems, simulation, and Markov modeling.

Department: Computer Science(COMS)

Subject: Computer Science(COMS)

School: School of the Arts, Barnard College, Columbia College, School of General Studies, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, School of International and Public Affairs, Continuing Education and Special Programs

Division: Interfaculty

Course ID: 3210