Math 430 (Mathematical Modeling)

Syllabus
My schedule
Homework list
JS page


data files

A Matlab intro

Notes: notes parts 1 and 2   notes part 3   Math 382 textbook  

Some advice on presentations


Week
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1
Introduction (OM) Some modeling examples
Curve-fitting
Homework 1
2
Curve-fitting cont'd   Class3
Project 1
Curve-fitting cont'd   Class4
on metabolic rates
3
Project 1 preliminary
Dimensional analysis (JS)
Homework 2 : now due Sept. 10
Dimensional analysis (JS) Maple worksheet
4
Project 1 presentations
Modeling contest presentation
Project 1 written reports due (please e-mail to both JS and OM)
5
DA example; population DE models
DE systems models, Matlab examples   see also
Homework 3
6
DE systems models (JS)   Maple examples  
Project 2
DE systems models (JS)   Maple examples
DE notes   more Maple examples (right-click to download)
7
Project 2 preliminary
Lab day
8
Project 2 presentations
Simulation
Project 2 written reports due (please e-mail to both JS and OM)
9
Stochastic modeling Random walk etc
Homework 4
Stochastic
Project 3
10
Stochastic modeling Fitting distributions
Homework 5
Project 3 preliminary
11
Stochastic modeling Time series
Project 3 presentations
12
Fitting DE's to data
Fitting DE's to data
13
SVD   on SVD
on SVD and PCA   Homework 6
SVD   Project 4
JS files for Proj4   Face databases
14
Work day
Thanksgiving Break
15
Work day
Project 4 presentations

The write-up for the final project is due December 9 by 12 noon. Please send it electronically to both instructors
Happy Holidays!


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