INFORMATION for MATH 544/CPT S 531
MATRIX COMPUTATIONS
SPRING 2008

Dr. Alan Genz


Class Information

Time and Place
Dates: 15 weeks, January 7 - April 25, 2008
Time: 1:25-2:40 TuTh; Site: Daggy 232
Instructor
Name: Alan Genz; Email: alangenz AT wsu DOT edu
Office: Neill 232; Office hours: 2:45-3:45 TuTh, or by appointment.
Text
Fundamentals of Matrix Computations by David Watkins, Second Edition (Wiley, 2002).
Text Coverage
Chapters 1-5, part of 6. For more details, see the course schedule.
Grades
The course grades will be based on eleven assignments. Some of the assignments will require extensive computations with MATLAB, so students are expected to be familiar with or prepared to learn MATLAB. See the class schedule for more details about the assignments.

Reasonable accommodations are available for students who have a documented disability. Please notify the instructor during the first week of class of any accommodations needed for the course. Late notification may cause the requested accommodations to be unavailable. All accommodations must be approved through the Disablity Resource Center (DRC) in Administration Annex 205 (335-3417).

There is a Website for the course materials. All students in the class are encouraged to use the course information available at "http://www.sci.wsu.edu/math/faculty/genz/nl.html".