CS210 : Scientific Computing

Fall 2018

Lectures: MWF, 3:10 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., in WCH, Room 142.
Instructor: Tamar Shinar (shinar@cs.ucr.edu)
TA: Ounan Ding (oding001@ucr.edu)
Professor Office hours: Wednesday 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. (WCH, Room 419)
TA Office hours: Thursday 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. (WCH, Room 227)
Textbook: Scientific Computing, An Introductory Survey, by Michael T. Heath
Piazza: CS 210 Piazza page (Signup: link)


This course provides an introduction to key concepts and methods in scientific computing, including solution of linear and non-linear systems of equations, interpolation, numerical integration, matrix computations, etc. The goal is to prepare you to use scientific computing in your area (e.g. graphics, vision, robotics, machine learning, data mining, etc.) or to continue on to further study of special topics in scientific computing.