151-0431-00L  Models, Algorithms and Data: Introduction to Computing

SemesterSpring Semester 2021
LecturersJ. H. Walther, G. Arampatzis
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish

AbstractFundamental Computational Methods for data analysis, modeling and simulation relevant to Engineering applications. The course emphasizes the implementation of these methods in Python with application examples drawn from Engineering applications
ObjectiveThe course aims to introduce Engineering students to fundamentals of Interpolation, Solution of non-linear equations, Filtering and Numerical Integration as well as the use of novel methods such as Machine Learning and Bayesian Uncertainty Quantification. The course aims to integrate numerical methods with enhancing the students' programming skills.
Lecture noteshttps://www.cse-lab.ethz.ch/teaching/mad_fs21/
Lecture Notes
Literature1. Introduction to Applied Mathematics, G. Strang
2. Analysis of Numerical Methods, Isaacson and Keller
Prerequisites / NoticeA course on the interface of classical (first principle) and Data driven models in computing. Fundamental algorithms for inference, approximation and optimisation. Bridging the gap of Computational and Data sciences.