Math 426 - Introduction to Mathematical Software Packages: Matlab
Fall 2009 - Kyle Stern
Upon completion of this class you should
- be able to use Matlab's extensive linear algebra
- be able to program in Matlab efficiently,
- be aware of the flexible file I/O capabilities
provided in Matlab,
- know how to utilize the extensive 2D and 3D
graphics capabilities in Matlab,
- know how to use Matlab specific programming features
such as logical subscripting and vectorization,
- be aware of the great number of built-in numerical
methods in Matlab.
List of the Topics Covered
This is an 8-week course. Each Tuesday will consist of a lecture, topics
listed below. Thursday will be used to work on the homework assignment
in class and ask questions if you need to.
| Week (tentative) || Main Topic(s) || Chapter(s)
|| A Tutorial Introduction to Matlab
|| 1, 2, 3
|| Matrix Algebra in Matlab
|| 4, 5
|| An Introduction to Matlab Programming
|| 6, 7
|| Matlab Programming: Input and Output
|| Intermediate Matlab Programming
|| 3D Graphics in Matlab
|| Effective Programming and Data Types in Matlab
|| Numerical Methods in Matlab
|| 11, 12
|| Make-up Lecture (if necessary)
UMBC Academic Integrity Policy
By enrolling in this course, each student assumes the responsibilities of
an active participant in UMBC's scholarly community in which everyone's
academic work and behavior are held to the highest standards of honesty.
Cheating, fabrication, plagiarism, and helping others to commit these acts
are all forms of academic dishonesty, and they are wrong.
Academic misconduct could result in disciplinary action that may include,
but is not limited to, suspension or dismissal.
To read the full Student Academic Conduct Policy, consult the
UMBC Student Handbook, the Faculty Handbook, the UMBC Integrity
or the Graduate School website
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