# Tags

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Questions on the algorithmic/computational aspects of linear algebra, including the solution of linear systems, least squares problems, eigenproblems, and other such matters.
942 questions
A means of solving ordinary and partial differential equations. The domain of the problem is broken up into elements, and the solution in each element is expanded in a basis of functions. The Finite …
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intended for questions on methods for the (constrained or unconstrained) minimization or maximization of functions.
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equations that relate the partial derivatives of a function of more than one variable. This tag is intended for questions on modeling phenomena with PDEs, sol…
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Questions about the numerical programming language MATLAB.
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Referring to the discretization of derivatives by Finite differences, and its applications to numerical solutions of partial differential equations.
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A general purpose high-level programming language that emphasizes ease of code syntax and readability.
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a rectangular array of elements (e.q. numbers, symbols, or expressions), arranged in columns and rows.
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The study of the properties of fluids and gases in motion
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A description of the specific steps needed to solve a particular problem in an unambiguous way, expressed in an abstract form.
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Construction and analysis of algorithms to compute approximate discrete solutions of continuous problems. A canonical example is the approximation of derivatives via difference quotients.
489 questions
Ordinary Differential Equations (ODEs) contain functions of only one independent variable, and one or more of their derivatives with respect to that variable. This tag is intended for questions on mod…
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For questions regarding the choice and/or appropriateness of conditions necessary to model a particular phenomenon with a partial differential equations.
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Referring to methods for solving linear systems of equations.
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the study and implementation of numerical algorithms to solve problems in physics for which a quantitative theory already exists.
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Solution of nonlinear systems of equations. The equations might be algebraic or differential equations.
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A powerful object oriented programming language.
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The study of solving computational problems by exploiting the use of multiple processors simultaneously.
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Questions related to storage, assembly, operations, and other aspects of dealing with sparse matrices, for which only non-zero elements are stored. Questions that do not with sparse matrices directly,…
257 questions
a special set of scalars associated with a linear system of equations (i.e., a matrix equation) that are sometimes also known as characteristic roots, characteristic values (Hoffman an…
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A method which produces a sequence of numerical approximations which converges (provided technical conditions are satisfied) to the solution of a problem, generally through repeated applications of so…
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The study of efficient algorithms and data structures to solve various problems involving point sets, line segments, polygons, polyhedra, simplices, etc.
223 questions
the process of mimicking the behaviour of a real physical process or system using a representative model.
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for requests for books, papers, and citations.
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Referring to the discretization of partial differential equations using Finite Volume Method.
206 questions
a special case of mathematical optimization where the feasible region is convex and the objective is to either minimize a convex function or maximize a concave function.
204 questions
Questions related to whether the sequence of iterates generated by an iterative method has one or more limit points, and if those limit points have the correct properties.
168 questions
a Python-based ecosystem of open-source software for mathematics, science, and engineering.
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Questions about libraries and standalone software designed or well-suited for scientific or numerical calculations.
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a vector such that the action of the operator is the same as multiplication by a constant, called the eigenvalue. The eigensystem of an operator is the set of all suc…
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The study of the propagation of errors in a numerical algorithm.
162 questions
the process of estimating the values of a function, when the function's values are known only at a particular set of points. Questions on interpolation in one or more dimensions, as w…
158 questions
a general purpose programming language widely used by the scientific computing community.
158 questions
Questions about the execution speed and memory usage of algorithms, data structures, languages and libraries.
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