SDS 394 SDS 394. Scientific and Technical Computing. 3 Hours.
Comprehensive introduction to computing techniques and methods applicable to many scientific disciplines and technical applications. Covers computer hardware and operating systems, systems software and tools, code development, numerical methods and math libraries, and basic visualization and data analysis tools. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Statistics and Data Sciences 394 and Statistics and Scientific Computation 394 may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, and a third-semester calculus course or the equivalent; prior programming experience is recommended.