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Course details 2012-2013  
Selected topics of computational science
Course Code :2001WETCCW
Study domain:Computer Science
Semester:Semester: 1st semester
Contact hours:25
Study load (hours):84
Contract restrictions: No contract restriction
Language of instruction :English
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Annie Cuyt
Karel In't Hout
Wim Vanroose


1. Prerequisites

At the start of this course the student should have acquired the following competences:
Specific prerequisites for this course:
Some experience with courses from the fields of numerical techniques and computer arithmetics is recommended.

2. Learning outcomes

The student learns to find, process and present results from the recent literature on numerical analysis and computer arithmetics.

3. Course contents

Gaps in the last years of the undergraduate program in numerically oriented research topics in the widest sense are being dealt with in this seminar, as well as topics relating to the theses of the participating students. The seminar format aims at a balance between presentations by the participating students and the responsible research groups. The first session will be given by an expert in scientific communication. Several guest speakers will also be invited.

4. Teaching method

Class contact teaching:
  • Seminars

  • Personal work:
  • Assignments:Individually

  • 5. Assessment method and criteria


    6. Study material

    Required reading

    Recent scientific articles or books, which will be announced during the seminar.

    Optional reading

    The following study material can be studied on a voluntary basis:

    7. Contact information
    Karel in 't Hout (
    Wim Vanroose (
    Annie Cuyt (

    (+)last update: 03/08/2012 10:23 jan.vos