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Introduction to Numerical Mathematics - NMNM211
Czech title: Úvod do numerické matematiky
Guaranteed by: Department of Numerical Mathematics (32-KNM)
Faculty: Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Actual: from 2013
Semester: winter
E-Credits: 8
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:4/2 C+Ex [hours/week]
Capacity: unlimited
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Guarantor: prof. RNDr. Vladimír Janovský, DrSc.
Class: M Bc. FM
M Bc. FM > Povinné
M Bc. FM > 2. ročník
Classification: Mathematics > Numerical Analysis
Pre-requisite : {At least one 1st year Calculus course}
Incompatibility : NNUM009
Interchangeability : NNUM009
Annotation -
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The first course of numerical analysis for students of Financial Mathematics.
Aim of the course -
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a review of basic computational tools, practical excersises

Literature - Czech
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Segethová J.: Základy numerické matematiky, MFF UK, 2002

Deuflhard P. and Hohmann A.: Introduction to Scientific Computing, 2nd edition, Springer, 2002

Teaching methods -
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The course consists of lectures in a lecture hall and exercises in a computer laboratory.

Requirements to the exam -
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Examination according to the syllabus.

Syllabus -
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Solving liner systems, direct methods: Gauss elimination, LU-decomposition, pivoting, Cholesky decompositon.

Least Squares: data fitting, linear least squares, normal equation, pseudoinverse, QR-decomposition.

Nonlinear systems: Fixed Point Theorem (contraction mapping), Newton's Method, Newton-like methods.

Function minimization: Nelder-Mead Method, Method of Steepest Descent, Conjugate Gradient Method.

Interpolation: Lagrange Interpolating Polynomial, Chebyshev Polynomial, splines.

Ordinary Differential Equations: initial value problem, Euler Method, implicit Euler Method, Runge-Kutta Method.

Eigenvalue problems: a primer (eigenvalue, eigenvector, Characteristic Polynomial, multiplicity, Similar Matrices, Jordan canonical form), Power Method, Inverse iteration, QR algoritmus.

Iterative Methods (linear systems): large sparse matrices, Gauss-Seidel Method, Successive Overrelaxation Method, Conjugate Gradient Method, preconditioning.

Entry requirements -
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basic knowledge of calculus and linear algebra

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