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This is the homepage for CS 487/687
(also crosslisted as CM 730).
This course is an introduction to the use of computers for symbolic mathematical computation, commonly called computer algebra. The types of mathematical computations of interest include computing with polynomials, matrices, solving linear equations, solving systems of polynomial equations, etc. The course is designed to expose students to
 the concepts from modern algebra which are applied to the development of algorithms for symbolic computation
 the data structures used for symbolic computation; and
 various applications of symbolic computation.
Announcements (Winter 2023)
 March 27, 2023: Assignment 4 has been posted.
 March 21, 2023: Script 10 has been posted.
 March 9, 2023: Assignment 3 has been posted.
 March 9, 2023: Script 9 has been posted.
 February 8, 2023: Script 8 has been posted.
 February 8, 2023: Script 7 has been posted.
 February 6, 2023: Assignment 2 has been posted.
 February 3, 2023: Script 6 has been posted.
 January 30, 2023: Script 5 has been posted.
 January 26, 2023: Script 4 has been posted.
 January 18, 2023: Assignment 1 has been posted.
 January 18, 2023: Script 3 has been posted.
 January 12, 2023:
Sign up for Piazza.
 January 12, 2023: Script 2 has been posted.
 January 10, 2023: First lecture today: T/Th in MC 4021 at 4:00pm.
