Computer Science 6676, Spring 1999                            January 11, 1999

                              QUESTIONNAIRE

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 :