Students often get confused about “p implies q” and the converse (q implies p).  They are not the same; watch this video for more details.

I apologize if I seem to be distracted in the first part of the video.

It’s because I knew what I was planning on doing, and I had a hard time lecturing with a straight face.  Watch the video to find out why.

Direct Methods for Sparse Linear Systems:  a plenary talk given at the SIAM 2006 Annual Meeting.  This video provides a useful overview of my graduate-level course on sparse matrix algorithms.

Direct Methods for Sparse Linear Systems: a series of 42 lectures on the topic of my SIAM book of the same name.

Click here for the lecture notes.

Fall 2018

CSCE 629 Analysis of Algorithms

    syllabus (PDF)

    Piazza page