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Introduction to Scientific Computing

Charles Van Loan


 For details about the full book, click here.

The publisher has kindly given permission to put the book on line. Here are the chapters relevant to the course:

Chapter 1  Introduction to Matlab (73 pages)
Chapter 5  Introduction to Matrix Computations (41 pages
Chapter 6 General Linear Systems (31 pages)
Chapter 7 The QR and Cholesky Factorizations (35 pages)
Chapter 8 Nonlinear Equations and Optimization (52 pages)

Be aware that the book is somewhat dated from the Matlab point of view.