Mathematics

Computational Mathematics

Module code: G5137
Level 4
15 credits in spring semester
Teaching method: Practical, Lecture, Workshop
Assessment modes: Computer based exam, Coursework

  • Lists, arrays (vectors, matrices).
  • Iteration and recursion (functions, loops, divide and conquer, sort).
  • Number representation systems, rounding error.
  • Polynomials, interpolation, least-squares, quadrature.

Module learning outcomes

  • Understand basic algorithms (theory and applications);
  • Understand the design and implementation of algorithms in a widely used programming language;
  • Understand how to write and document computer code and how to present computational results in an informative way.