Course Unit


Computational mathematics

  • Unit Coordinator: Przemyslaw Koprowski
  • Programme: Double Degrees
  • ECTS Credits: 4
  • Semester: 2
  • Year: 2
  • Campus: University of Silesia in Katowice
  • Language: English
  • Aims:

    The aim of Computational mathematics course is to teach students how to use computational (both numerical and symbolic) methods in applications coming from various branches of mathematics.

  • Content:
    The course covers the following subjects:

    1. Polynomial algorithms: square-free factorization, polynomial factorization over finite fields, factorization of rational polynomials, monomial orders and Groebner bases;

    2. Elimination theory: elimination with Groebner bases, classical elimination with resultants;

    3. Inifinite summation and Gosper's algorithm;

    4. Numerical integration: Monte-Carlo algorithm.


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