AMS 526: Numerical
Analysis I (Numerical Linear Algebra)

Instructor: Prof. Xiangmin
(Jim) Jiao 
TA: Vladimir Dyedov 
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Prerequisite/Corequisite: AMS 510, AMS 595 (corequisite for students without programming experience in C). Required Textbook
Reference Book (not required)


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Homework assignments are due in class typically two weeks after they are assigned. You are allowed to discuss course materials and homework problems in small groups, but limited to discussion of general ideas only. You must write your solutions completely independently. Under no circumstances may you copy solutions from any source, including but not limited to other students solutions, official solutions distributed in past terms, and solutions from courses taught at other universities. Violation of these rules may result in disciplinary actions. Exams The exams (including two tests and the final exam) are closedbook, but you are allowed to bring a singlesided, onepage, lettersize cheat sheet, which you must prepare by yourself. Attendance All students are expected to attend all the lectures and exams. Grading


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References on C ProgrammingFor students who are not familiar with C, you are encouraged to read some books on C programming. There are some free online books linked at this "C Programming Language" page. Among these, the following book might be most appropriate.
Another good starting point is the communitywritten C book is
If you want to purchase a C book, a classical one is
References on Iterative Methods

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