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COMO101 Modelling and Computation

An introduction to mathematical and computational modelling with applications in science, engineering, biomedicine and industry. Topics include the translation of observations into mathematical models, and the use of simulation and numerical methods to evaluate and apply the models.

Paper title Modelling and Computation
Paper code COMO101
Subject Computational Modelling
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,018.05
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,320.00

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Restriction
COMO 103
Schedule C
Science
Contact
david.bryant@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Professor David Bryant
Paper Structure
Main topics:
  • Introduction to estimation and mathematical modelling
  • Different equations and dynamical models
  • Data fitting and numerical methods
  • Randomness and stochastic models
  • Uncertainty quantification
Teaching Arrangements
Three lectures per week and two hours of computer labs
Textbooks
Text books are not required for this paper.
Course outline
View the course outline for COMO 101
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Environmental literacy.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Skills in:
  • Mathematical and computational modelling
  • Interdisciplinary thinking
  • Communication and writing

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Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Other

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Monday 14:00-14:50 28-34, 36-41
Wednesday 14:00-14:50 28-34, 36-41
Friday 14:00-14:50 28-34, 36-41

Tutorial

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
U1 Wednesday 16:00-16:50 29-34, 36-41
U2 Thursday 09:00-09:50 29-34, 36-41
U3 Thursday 10:00-10:50 29-34, 36-41
U4 Thursday 13:00-13:50 29-34, 36-41
U5 Thursday 14:00-14:50 29-34, 36-41

An introduction to mathematical and computational modelling with applications in science, engineering, biomedicine and industry. Topics include the translation of observations into mathematical models, and the use of simulation and numerical methods to evaluate and apply the models.

Paper title Modelling and Computation
Paper code COMO101
Subject Computational Modelling
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Restriction
COMO 103
Schedule C
Science
Contact
david.bryant@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Professor David Bryant
Paper Structure
Main topics:
  • Introduction to estimation and mathematical modelling
  • Difference equations and dynamical models
  • Data fitting and numerical methods
  • Randomness and stochastic models
  • Uncertainty quantification
Teaching Arrangements
Three lectures per week and a one hour computer lab per week.
Textbooks
Text books are not required for this paper.
Course outline
View the course outline for COMO 101
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Environmental literacy.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Skills in:
  • Mathematical and computational modelling
  • Interdisciplinary thinking
  • Communication and writing

^ Top of page

Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Other

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Monday 14:00-14:50 28-34, 36-41
Wednesday 14:00-14:50 28-34, 36-41
Friday 14:00-14:50 28-34, 36-41

Tutorial

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
U1 Wednesday 16:00-16:50 29-34, 36-41
U2 Thursday 09:00-09:50 29-34, 36-41
U3 Thursday 10:00-10:50 29-34, 36-41
U4 Thursday 13:00-13:50 29-34, 36-41
U5 Thursday 14:00-14:50 29-34, 36-41