Numerical Analysis and Linear Programming

University of the South Pacific

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Numerical Analysis and Linear Programming

  • Host University

    University of the South Pacific

  • Location

    Suva, Fiji

  • Area of Study

    Mathematics

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    MA211 or MA221

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This course is optional for students doing a major (single or double) or a minor in Mathematics. The primary goal of this course is to give a brief introduction to numerical analysis and to expose students to some of the statistical and mathematical models used in Operations Research. Numerical analysis involves study, development and analysis of algorithms for obtaining numerical solutions to various mathematical solutions. Operations Research as a tool of scientific decision making is widely used in defence establishments, modern industries and multinational corporate world.

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