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Mathematics (MATH)

MATH 585 Topics in Mathematical Modeling (3) Introduction to mathematical modeling, covering the basic modeling and common mathematical techniques for problems from physical, biological and social sciences.

MATH 585 Topics in Mathematical Modeling (3)

The course provides an introduction to the basic mathematical modeling process that includes a statement of the problem,
formulation of a model, different types of a model, parameter identifications, mathematical analysis and numerical solution, model reduction and simplifications, uncertainty quantification,
model validation and interpretation of findings. It also covers
related mathematical techniques such as methods for
dimensional analysis, analytical and numerical approximations,
bifurcation analysis and perturbation theory, parameter identification and estimation techniques.

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Summer 2012
Prerequisite: MATH 403, MATH 411 andMATH 412

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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