- How does your scientific calculator computes , and ? Explain, and write a matlab code to compute these functions that uses only , , and .
- Describe how Matlab helped during Mars Rover missions.
- Describe how numerical computing is used in movie animations, and tell us about how “Avatar” was made. Explain, why double precision is not enough for “Avatar”, and draw a simple animation using free software.
- Boeing corporation spends millions of dollars on computational fluid dynamics. Explain, why NumComp is useful for constructing planes, and give an example of real fluid dynamic calculation.
- Stock market modeling uses numerical computing extensively, please give a short presentation and predict the market for the day of numcomp final exam
- Numerical methods can be used to predict orbits of planets years from now, but the results are very sensitive to input data, initial conditions and system parameters. Explain, why.
- How to use interpolation to compress images