Course Description

Continuous mathematics background necessary for research in robotics, vision, and graphics. Possible topics: linear algebra; the conjugate gradient method; ordinary and partial differential equations; vector and tensor calculus. Prerequisites: 106B or X; MATH 51; or equivalents.

Course Information

Lecture:  

TuTh, 3:00-4:20pm

Place:  

Gates B3

Section:  

F, 11:30-12:20pm

Place:  

260-113

Course information for CS 205A can be found here!

Midterm Exam:  

2/13/18 @ 3:00-4:20pm (Gates B3)

Final Exam:  

3/20/18 @ 3:30-6:30pm (Room: TBD)

Piazza:  

http://piazza.com/stanford/winter2018/cs205a

Gradescope:  

https://gradescope.com/courses/13993


Textbook

Solomon, Justin. Numerical Algorithms. Textbook published by AK Peters/CRC Press, 2015 (Amazon.com; publisher page; errata).

Course Staff

Instructor:  

Prof. Doug James

Office:  

Gates 362

Telephone:  

(650) 723-0104

Email:  

djames@stanford.edu

Office hours:  

Tu 5-6:30pm, Th 5-7pm (Gates 362)

Course assistant:  

Mike Roberts

Email:  

mlrobert@stanford.edu

Office hours:  

M 2:00-4:00pm (Location: Gates 400)

Course assistant:  

Ante Qu

Email:  

antequ@stanford.edu

Office hours:  

Tu 1:00-3:00pm (Location: Gates 358 (except Jan 16 in Gates 260))

Course assistant:  

Jonathan Leaf

Email:  

jcleaf@stanford.edu

Office hours:  

W 2:00-4:00pm (Location: Gates 323)

Google Hangout for all Office Hours:  

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