Computer Science 6676, Spring 1999 January 11, 1999
Name : ________________________________________________________________________ Department : __________________________________________________________________ Year (1st year grad, 2d year grad, ...) : _____________________________________
Numerical Analysis courses taken : ____________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ Other Computer Science courses taken : _________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________ Other Math courses taken : _____________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________ Programming experience : ____none ____some ____lots Languages : ______________________________________________________________
Reason you're taking this course (requirement, curiosity, research, etc.) How would you like the course to be oriented? ____ computational ____ theoretical ____ in between Is there anything in particular you hope to learn in C.S. 6676 ?
How well do you know the following topics? (0 = not at all, 1 = have seen, recall is fuzzy, 2 = have seen, recall reasonably well) Newton's method for finding the root of one equation in one unknown ___ Newton's method for finding the minimum of a function of one unknown ___ Numerical solution of systems of linear equations ___ Derivatives and Taylor series of functions of several variables ___ Newton's method for solving systems of nonlinear equations ___ Newton's method for minimization of multi-variable functions ___
Comments, suggestions, jokes :