**Instructor:** Radford M. Neal, SS 6016A, (416) 978-4970,
radford@cs.utoronto.ca

**Office hours:** Tuesdays 2-3, Wednesdays 4-5. Office hours
will continue until the final exam.

**Final exam:** calculators are allowed, but no books or notes.

**Book:** The recommended (but not required) text is *An Introduction
to Scientific, Symbolic, and Graphical Computation*, by Eugene Fiume.
Here are some corrections to the book.

**Maple:** The course will use the Maple V programming language, on
the CDF computers. Here are some notes on getting
started with Maple.

Here are the term and final exam marks.

**Various handouts:**

Course outline : Postscript, PDF.

Assignment 1 : Postscript, PDF.

Solutions to second mini-test : Postscript, PDF.

Assignment 2 : Postscript, PDF.

Solution to (most of) assignment 2 : Postscript, PDF.

Assignment 3 : Postscript, PDF, plus the circspline, intrect, and bisection procedures.

Solution to assignment 3 : Postscript, PDF.

**Lecture notes:**

Here are the lecture notes for this year. Paper copies of these will be distributed in lectures, at cost. They are here for reference as well, in both Postscript and PDF formats.

Week1 : Postcript, PDF : Introduction

Week2 : Postcript, PDF : Representations of numbers, round-off error

Week3 : Postcript, PDF : Approximation of functions using Taylor polynomials

Week4 : Postcript, PDF : Representation of curves and surfaces

Week5 : Postcript, PDF : Rendering lines and curves

Week6 : Postcript, PDF : Solving differential equations

Week7 : Postcript, PDF : Interpolation with polynomials, splines

Week8 : Postcript, PDF : Finding zeros of functions

Week9 : Postcript, PDF : Integration of one-dimensional functions

Week10 : Postcript, PDF : Building functions from sine waves

Week11 : Postcript, PDF : Filtering signals and images

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