# Numerical algorithms

## DescriptionEdit

**Numerical Algorithms** is a set of courses in the Department of Scientific Computing in the School of Computer Science.

As a topic of study, it has a lot of overlap with Topic:Numerical analysis.

## IntroductionEdit

*What are numerical algorithms?*

*Short history?*

## ScopeEdit

In these courses, students learn the basic tools and language of Scientific Computing.

## PrequisitesEdit

Students willing to follow the courses in Numerical Algorithms should have taken the following courses or equivalents thereof:

- Basic Analysis
- Basic Linear Algebra
- Introduction to Programming with some knowledge of either Matlab, C or Pascal.

## CoursesEdit

The courses in Numerical Algorithms are designed to be followed in the order presented here.

## Active ParticipantsEdit

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- Pedro.Gonnet 08:22, 9 October 2006 (UTC)