• This is the course web page for CPSC 303 in winter term 2 (spring) of 2011-2012.
    • The official title of the course is CPSC 303: Numerical Approximation and Discretization.
    • The course covers a number of introductory topics in numerical analysis and scientific computing: interpolation, best fit, numerical integration and differentiation, and initial value problems for ordinary differential equations.
    • The course does not cover solution of linear and nonlinear systems of equations.  That material is covered in the sister course CPSC 302.
    • Although they cover similar topics, CPSC 303 focuses more on algorithmic and computational aspects than MATH 405.
    • For more details on course topics, see the Course Overview.
  • This course is offered by the Department of Computer Science at the University of British Columbia.

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  • Final Grades Submitted The final exam has been marked and course grades submitted.If you would like to review your final exam (or your project), please email to set up an appointment.  Final ...
    Posted Apr 30, 2012, 10:25 AM by Ian Mitchell
  • Solution set 6 available The solution set for homework 6 has been posted to the course's WebCT Vista site.
    Posted Apr 10, 2012, 2:24 PM by Ian Mitchell
  • What to do in case of a strike In the event of strike and/or picketing action on campus, students can refer to the website of the vice-president (students) for general information about student rights and responsibilities ...
    Posted Apr 9, 2012, 3:05 PM by Ian Mitchell
  • Office hours April 10-13 Ian will hold office hours 15:00 - 16:00 every day Tuesday April 10 to Friday April 13.Ian will be traveling on April 14-15, and so will not ...
    Posted Apr 4, 2012, 4:01 PM by Ian Mitchell
  • Final Exam Rules For the final exam, you are permitted to bring one 8.5 x 11, double-sided, handwritten page of notes.  You are not permitted any electronics (calculators, cell phones, etc ...
    Posted Apr 4, 2012, 3:59 PM by Ian Mitchell
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