Numerical Analysis I
“The most effective form of technology transfer from academia
takes place when young people, trained in the use of new technology,
move on from college to the world at large.”
–James S. Langer (U.S. National Workshop on Advanced Scientific Computing)
Students enrolled in this course are responsible for regularly reading this website as well as regularly checking their official usask e-mail account for announcements of relevance to this course.
Course announcements regarding assignments, examinations, and other
frequently asked questions will be communicated to the class via this
The following are links to
different aspects of the course.
To view PDF files, you can use
Test: Thurs, Feb 28,
2013 (in class)
Other fun and useful stuff
- Some maxims
on numerical computing by Nick Trefethen.
- The NETLIB
repository of free
numerical computing software.
- Guide to Available
Mathematical Software GAMS
from the National Institute of
Standards and Technology.
- Some real-life
disasters attributable to poor
- A more detailed list of misfortunes can be found here
- A highly comprehensive list
of other misfortunes
caused by poor numerical computing.