MMAT5320  Computational Mathematics  2019/20
Announcement
 Hand in HW2 (only first 3 questions) by emailing a scan of your answers (written in pen) by 29th November 2019 23:59pm
 Complete the take home examination and email a scan of your answers (written in pen) by 20th December 2019 23:59pm
 Due to the severe damage of facilities on campus, Term 1 of 2019/20 has been abruptly shortened. For MMAT5320, the assessment scheme will remain the same. Grades will be determined according to the results from the completed continuous assessment, including midterm examination, homework assignment and the take home examination. More specifically, your final grade will be determined based on the following assessment:  Homework Assignment: 20%  Midterm examination: 30%  Take home examination : 50%
General Information
Lecturer

Andrew LAM
 Office: LSB 235
 Tel: 39435297
 Email:
 Office Hours: Tues and Thurs 1  2pm. Email for other times
Teaching Assistant

Yuxin CAI
 Office: LSB 222C
 Email:
Time and Venue
 Lecture: Lee Shau Kee Archi Bldg G03 Tue 6:30PM  9:15PM
Course Description
This course is designed for the M.Sc. Programme in Mathematics. The course is intended to provide an introduction to computational mathematics and their applications. Topics we will cover include: Singular value decomposition, QR factorisation, Least squares problem, Eigenvalue computations and algorithms, Principal component analysis, Independent component analysis.
Textbooks
 Numerical Linear Algebra. L.N. Trefethen and D. Bau (1997) SIAM
 Datadriven Modeling & Scientific Computing. J.N. Kutz (2013) Oxford University Press
Preclass Notes
Lecture Notes
 Lecture slides for Part 1 (19th Nov)  some typos corrected
 Lecture slides for Part 2 (Applications)
Assignments
 Homework 1 (due 10th Oct)  Matrix A_2 in Q3(i) altered!
 Homework 2 (new deadline due 29th November 2019)
Quizzes and Exams
Solutions
Assessment Scheme
Assignments  20%  
Midterm (22nd October)  30%  
Exam  50% 
Honesty in Academic Work
The Chinese University of Hong Kong places very high importance on honesty in academic work submitted by students, and adopts a policy of zero tolerance on cheating and plagiarism. Any related offence will lead to disciplinary action including termination of studies at the University. Although cases of cheating or plagiarism are rare at the University, everyone should make himself / herself familiar with the content of the following website:
http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/policy/academichonesty/and thereby help avoid any practice that would not be acceptable.
Assessment Policy Last updated: November 22, 2019 09:29:26