School of Mathematics School of Mathematics
Course 161/2S3 - Introduction to Numerical Computation 2001-02  ( JF Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, SF Mathematics as a whole subject within Natural Science Moderatorships )
Lecturer: Dr. Sinéad Ryan

Requirements/prerequisites: None

Number of lectures per week: 3

Assessment: Regular programming assignments, counts 25%

End-of-year Examination: One 3-hour annual examination, counts 75%


Computer Architecture: memory/processor model, memory organization, data formats, binary, octal, decimal, and hexadecimal arithmetic, processor organization, simple assembly language, peripherals.

Reading List:

  1. Practical C Programming, 3rd Edition, Oualine, (O'Reilly Publishing).
  2. The C Programming Language, Kernighan and Ritchie (Prentice Hall)

  3. Numerical Recipes in C, Press, Teukolsky, Flannery, and Vetterling (Cambridge University Press)

Jan 14, 2003

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