Course page under construction. The following is subject to change.
The course is divided roughly into three parts: the basics of numerical linear algebra, iterative methods (such as CG, GMRES, BiCGStab, etc), and multilevel methods (for example Schwarz and multigrid).
The course involve several homeworks (usually bi-weekly) and a final project focussed on multigrid. Homework and projects will be team efforts (3 people per team). We will have weekly (individual) quizzes. There is also a strong participation grade based on your attendence (informal) and ability to keep up with handouts and other tasks. The tentative grade breakdown is:
Guidelines and files
We will be using Saad's book Iterative methods for sparse linear systems
In addition, there are several other helpful texts (optional):