University of Tsukuba | Grad. Scho. Syst. and Info. Eng. | Dept. Comp. Sci. | List of Courses
Tetsuya Sakurai, Hiroto Tadano, Akira Imakura
E-Mail sakurai [AT], tadano [AT], imakura [AT]
Office hours SB1022 Fri. 10:00-11:00
Cource# 01CH103, 02RA215
Area Information Mathematics and Modeling
Course style Lecture
Term FallAB
Period Fri3,4
Room# SB1001
Keywords Computational science, large-scale linear algebra computations
Prerequisites Basic knowledge of linear algebra and programming
Outline Lectures on algorithms and modeling that emerge in scientific computing, focusing particularly on large-scale linear computation.
Course plan
  1. Learning to model physical phenomena, with example applications (Weeks 1 and 2)
    Partial differential equations, discretization, boundary conditions
  2. Numerical Methods and Computational Tools
  3. Mastering fundamentals relating to matrix operations (Weeks 3 and 4)
    Matrix norms, BLAS, LAPACK, sparse matrices
  4. Understanding iterative solution techniques for linear equations (Weeks 5 and 6)
    Krylov subspace methods, preconditioning
  5. Understanding eigenvalue solution methods (Weeks 7 and 8)
    Dense matrix solution techniques, sparse matrix solution methods
  6. Understanding parallelization of numerical computing methods (Weeks 9 and 10)
    Vector operations, matrix ordering, region segmentation
References T. Sakurai, An Introduction to Numerical Methods with MATLAB and Scilab, University of Tokyo Press., Tokyo (2003) (in Japanese)
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