Homework Policy and Grading
Grades will come from the following:
- Problem Sets: 7 problem sets for 40 points each.
- Online Quizzes: 7 quizzes for 20 points each.
- Midterm and Final exams: 100 points each
- Participation in online discussion board: 30 points.
- Total: 650 total points.
- Matlab code submitted to scorelator, an automated grading program. You will have 5 chances for submission. Final submission counts. Scorelator has built in plagiarism detection. Scorelator Resources
- Non-coding problems submitted to canvas. These problems may be written up by hand and scanned in, or typeset using LaTex. (LaTeX Resources) Please save as a pdf.
Online Quizzes will be conceptual questions related to the homework set for the week due on Thursdays. They are designed to answer while/after completing the problem set. You will have 2 chances for submission, and the system will average your scores.
Textbook & Resources:
No textbook will be required for this course. We will supply class notes in each module.
- Jim Hefferon, Linear Algebra. The book and the LaTeX source files are available from Jim Hefferon's web page.
- Cleve Moler, Numerical Computing with MATLAB. Cleve Moler is the original developer of MATLAB.
- Student copy from matlab (only unbundled $50 is needed for AMATH352, but $100 has other useful packages)
- UW Matlab Link ($30 expires 6/30/17)
- Remote Access through Mechanical Engineering
- Instructional Computing Labs
- Octave (an open source Matlab-like program, no class support)
- Getting started with Matlab Resources
Group work and Academic Honesty policy:
Please read the UW policy here. By staying registered in the class you indicate your acceptance of all its terms. We do not accept late homework or absence without official reasons (medical, etc.) approved by a student dean. If you miss class, please coordinate with colleagues to find out what you missed (do not email the professor to help you catch up).