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2017-2018 Graduate Catalog 
    
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CMSS 620 - Introduction to Scientific Computing


(3 credits) (Prereq: Instructor consent) Course will focus on basic scientific computing knowledge and skills, emphasizing algorithm design and development. Topics may include 1) basic programming structure, 2) conditional structures, 3) File in/output, 4) graphical plotting, 5) functions, 6) subroutines, 7) vectors and matrices, 8) solving linear systems, 9) regression, 10) interpolation, and 11) numerical integration and differentiation. The algorithms listed above will be practiced and implemented in the class by the students using several programming languages and tolls widely used by geophysical scientists: NCL, IDL, and MATLAB. F



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