WEEK # | MATLAB^{®} TOPICS | ASSESSMENTS |
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Unit I: (Numerical) Calculus—Interpolation, Integration, Differentiation | ||
1 | The MATLAB Environment | |
2 | Syntax. Scripts | Mini Quiz 1: Nutshell: Interpolation |
3 | Single-Index Arrays. Plot | Mini Quiz 1 (cont.): Nutshell: Interpolation |
Unit II: Probability; Statistical Estimation; Monte-Carlo Methods | ||
4 | Functions | Assignment 1 Due |
5 | Random Sampling (rand, randn, randi). Norminv and finv | Mini Quiz 2: Nutshell: Introduction to Probability and Statistics |
6 | Double-Index Arrays | Mini Quiz 3: Nutshell: Monte Carlo Methods |
**Unit III: (Numerical) Linear Algebra I—Matrices and Vectors, Least-Squares; Regression ** |
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7 | Matrix and Vector Operations | Assignment 2 Due |
8 | (evil) inv. Backslash Operator (Least-Squares) | Mini Quiz 4: Nutshell: Matrices and Vectors |
9 | Mini Quiz 5: Nutshell: Least Squares Fitting of Models to Data | |
Unit IV: Numerical Ordinary Differential Equations (ODEs); Eigenproblems | ||
10 | Passing Functions (Handles). Anonymous Functions | Assignment 3 Due |
11 | ode45 and ode23s. eig. | Mini Quiz 6: Nutshell: Numerical ODEs. |
Unit V: (Numerical) Linear Algebra II—Linear Systems; Nonlinear Systems | ||
12 | Sparse Matrix Operations |
Assignment 4 Due
Mini Quiz 6 (cont.): Nutshell: Numerical ODEs. |
13 | fsolve | |
14 | Mini Quiz 7: Nutshell: Formulation of Linear Systems | |
15 | Assignment 5 Due |
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