Department of Computer Science & Engineering

University of Ioannina

Introduction to Numerical Analysis

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Course_ID: MYY403

Weekly Hours: 6

Semester: 4

ECTS Credits: 6

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Description: Floating point arithmetic. Rounding errors and their propagation. Errors in the computation of sums. Stability of algorithms and condition of problems.  Numerical methods for nonlinear equations: the bisection method, general iterative methods, Newton’s method and the secant method. Numerical methods for linear systems: Gaussian elimination and its variants, condition of linear systems and stability of numerical methods, introduction to iterative methods. Interpolation: Lagrange and Hermite polynomial interpolation, and spline interpolation. Numerical Integration: Trapezoidal method, Simpson’s method and Gaussian rules.