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Numerical computations historically play a crucial role in natural sciences and engineering. These days however, it’s not only traditional «hard sciences»: whether you do digital humanities or biotechnology, whether you design novel materials or build artificial intelligence systems, virtually any quantitative work involves some amount of numerical computing . These days, you hardly ever implement the whole computation yourselves from scratch. We rely on libraries which package tried-and-tested, battle-hardened numerical primitives. It is vanishingly rare however that a library contains a single pre-packaged routine which does all what you need. Numerical computing involves assembling these building blocks into computational pipelines. This kind of work requires a general understanding of basic numerical methods, their strengths and weaknesses, their limitations and their failure modes. And this is exactly what this course is about. It is meant to be an introductory, foundational course in numerical analysis, with the focus on basic ideas. We will review and develop basic characteristics of numerical algorithms (convergence, approximation, stability, computational complexity and so on), and will illustrate them with several classic problems in numerical mathematics. You will also work on implementing abstract mathematical constructions into working prototypes of numerical code. Upon completion of this course, you will have an overview of the main ideas of numerical computing, and will have a solid foundation for reading up on and working with more advanced numerical needs of your specific subject area. As prerequisites for this course, we assume a basic command of college-level mathematics (linear algebra and calculus, mostly), and a basic level of programming proficiency. Do you have technical problems? Write to us:


Nov 4, 2020

Great course if you want to understand mechanics of computations. However, sometimes had struggles with understanding of explanations. But i'm glad for taking this course

Jun 6, 2020

A simple course that would definitely help me in the near future as it provides me an idea on how interpolation and estimation works.


26 - Introduction to numerical analysis 的 33 个评论(共 33 个)

创建者 Muhammad A

Jun 4, 2020


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Jun 26, 2020



May 28, 2020

good for both math and program person.

创建者 ULZAME, D J (

Nov 2, 2020


创建者 ANGELES, V M (

Apr 15, 2020

I think the lectures could've delved more into other software options. :)

创建者 Cecilia

Nov 9, 2020

The Jupyter notebooks were good but I didn't feel like I was able to learn enough in just the course to do them well. There are only lectures, no articles to read or recommended links if you don't have a solid grasp of all the background material, and I ended up having to read a lot from external sources. The Professor looked like he was reading off a prompt and always had a weird, forced smile on his face that made it awkward to watch.

创建者 ALDE, C J N (

Apr 11, 2020

can't unenroll