## Scientific Computing: An Introductory Survey |

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### Contents

Preface | xvi |

Systems of Linear Equations | 35 |

Linear Least Squares | 81 |

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accuracy algebraic approximate solution arithmetic basis functions boundary conditions boundary value problem Cholesky factorization coefficients column component condition number conjugate gradient method convergence rate corresponding data points derivative determine differential equations digits dimensions discrete eigenvalues eigenvectors error Euler's method evaluate example FFT algorithm floating-point number floating-point system formula Fourier frequency Gauss–Seidel Gaussian elimination given grid heat equation Householder transformation Implement input integral interval inverse iterative methods Jacobi method least squares problem library routine linear least squares linear system LU factorization MATLAB matrix methods for solving multiple n x n Newton's method nodes nonlinear equations nonsingular nonzero norm obtain one-dimensional optimization orthogonal parameters PDEs pivoting plot polynomial interpolation positive definite QR factorization quadratic quadrature rule random numbers resulting second-order Section sequence singular value sparse spline stability step stepsize symmetric system of linear system of ODEs tion True or false upper triangular variables vector zero