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I’ve spent the last two spring semesters teaching ODEs (ordinary differential equations) to a total of about 170 biomedical and …

I’ve used MATLAB for over 25 years. (And before that, I even used MATRIXx, a late, unlamented attempt at a spinoff, or maybe a …

At long last, I’ve refreshed the look for this site. Previously it was based on a “Metro UI” style for HTML, which …

For a few years, I’ve been a fan of clickers (aka personal response systems) for large lecture sections. Clickers are a …

I’m going to wrap up the long-paused MATLAB versus Julia comparison on Trefethen & Bau by chugging through all the lectures …

I’ve just finished one of the most remarkable fiction reading experiences I’ve had in quite some time: It Can’t …

Part V of T&B is on dense methods for eigenvalue and singular value problems. For my course, this is the part of the text that I …

Three in one this time: Lecture 20, which is on Gaussian elimination / LU factorization, Lecture 21, on row pivoting, and Lecture 23, …

Here are the notebooks in MATLAB and Julia. The new wrinkle in these codes is extended precision. In MATLAB you need to have the …

I’ve run into trouble managing gists with lots of files in them, so I’m back to doing one per lecture. Here are Lecture 12 …