Tag Archives: numerical methods

Large numbers operations in Octave or Matlab

This year we gave our students in the Numerical Methods class their first homework, in the very first weeks of the semester. My colleague suggested to ask them to write procedures for operating with very large numbers. Here you have my solution.

Approximating large sparse matrix multiplication

This is an year old presentation. Interesting theme with doubtful results. Please use the first link in the final slide for more accurate info on the theme. The presentation is rather funny and synthetic so that you can just grasp the basic concept.