CSC 449

Numerical Linear Algebra

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

Gaussian elimination and its variants; sparse positive definite linear systems; sensitivity of linear systems: norms, condition, stability, scaling, iterative refinement; orthogonal matrices and least squares; eigenvalues and eigenvectors; the QR algorithm; the singular value decomposition.


  • CSC 349A with a minimum grade of B or CSC 340 with a minimum grade of B.

Undergraduate course in Computer Science offered by the Department of Computer Science in the Faculty of Engineering.

Summer Fall Spring

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