CS210 : Scientific Computing

Spring 2018

Lectures: TuTh, 12:40 p.m. - 2:00 p.m., in WCH, Room 143.
Instructor: Tamar Shinar (shinar@cs.ucr.edu)
TA: Cassio Elias (celia005@ucr.edu)
Professor Office hours: Thursday 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. (WCH, Room 419)
TA Office hours: Tuesday 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. and Friday 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (WCH, Room 110)
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.