Information for MATH 543
Dr. Alan Genz
- Time and Place
- Date: 15 weeks, January 10 - April 29, 2011.
- Time: TuTh 1:35-2:40. Room: Webster B8.
- Name: Alan Genz;
Email: alangenz AT wsu DOT edu
- Office: Neill 232;
office hours: TuTh 2:45-3:30, or by appointment.
- Interpolation and Approximation by Polynomials, by G.M. Phillips,
Springer 2010, Chapters 1-3, 5-7.
- A First Course in Wavelets with Fourier Analysis, by A. Boggess and
F.J. Narcowich, Prentice-Hall 2009, Chapters 1-7.
- Topics Covered
- The course will focus on theory and algorithms for:
- Polynomial Interpolation (2 weeks)
- Best Polynomial Approximation (3 weeks)
- Numerical Integration (1 week)
- Spline Approximation (1 week)
- Fourier Approximation (3 weeks)
- Wavelet Approximation (4 weeks)
- For details, see the course schedule.
- The course grades will be based on five written assignments (total 55%),
and three computing projects (total 45%).
See the course schedule for more details
about the assigments. All class work that you submit for grading
should have been completed by you. Reduced credit will be given if you submit
assigned work for grading and there is strong evidence that you copied
another student's work.
- All students in the
class are encouraged to use the course information available at
Reasonable accommodations are available for students with a documented
disability. If you have a disability and might need accommodations to
fully participate in this class, please visit the Disability Resource Center
(DRC, Washington Bldg, Room 217, 335-3417). All accommodations MUST be
approved through the DRC.