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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Data Science (DATS)
Numerical Linear Algebra and Optimization
Num. Lin. Alg. & Optimization
Fall 2015
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Designed primarily for students in the Data Science program, however other students with appropriate backgrounds can register for the course with permission of the instructor
MATH 2184 or MATH 2185
An undergraduate degree with a strong background in science, mathematics, or statistics
Dr. Yanxiang Zhao
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This course is a study of linear and quadratic programming, nonlinear equations, global and unconstrained optimization, and general linearly and nonlinearly constrained optimization as used in data science.
Students should be able to explain fundamental ideas and concepts of numerical linear algebra and optimization methods, demonstrate the knowledge of where the methods can be applied to problems in data science, and be able to use related techniques to solve typical problems.
Students will gain practical skills typical of those of data scientists and gain experience applying the skills to real data.
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This is to be a first-year course in the Master of Science in Data Science program.
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