INF-MAT5390 – Splines for Geometry and PDE's
Schedule, syllabus and examination date
Piecewise polynomials on box partitions, local refinable splines. Dimension of spline spaces, applications to numerical solution of PDEs.
After completing the course:
- you have learned about polynomial splines over locally refined box-partitions
- you can practice a new technique that can be used for numerical solution of partial differential equations.
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Recommended previous knowledge
No obligatory prerequisites beyond the minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway.
It is recommended to have taken INF-MAT4350 – Numerical linear algebra (discontinued) and INF-MAT5340 – Spline methods (discontinued). Some knowledge of partial differential equations will be assumed.
The first part of the course does not require INF-MAT5340 so this course can be taken in parallel.
2 hours of lectures each week.
An oral exam.
Examination support material
No examination support material is allowed.
Grades are awarded on a scale from A to F, where A is the best grade and F is a fail. Read more about the grading system.
Explanations and appeals
Resit an examination
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Withdrawal from an examination
It is possible to take the exam up to 3 times. If you withdraw from the exam after the deadline or during the exam, this will be counted as an examination attempt.
Special examination arrangements
Application form, deadline and requirements for special examination arrangements.