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Module Detailed Information for [MA4229]
Academic Year : 2017/2018 Semester : 2
Correct as at 21 Jan 2018 20:00

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Module Information
Module Code :
MA4229 IVLE
Module Title : Approximation Theory
Module Description : The central theme of this course is the problem of interpolating data by smooth and simple functions. To achieve this goal, we need to study interesting families of functions. The basic material covered deals with approximation in normed linear spaces, in particular, in Hilbert spaces. These include Weierstrass approximation theorem via Bernstein polynomials, best uniform polynomial approximation, interpolation, orthogonal polynomials and least squares problems, splines and wavelets. Major topics: Basics in approximation theory. Weierstrass approximation theorem via Bernstein polynomials. Best uniform polynomial approximation and Haar condition. Polynomial interpolation. Orthogonal polynomials and least squares problems. Splines. Wavelets.
Module Examinable : -
Exam Date : 03-05-2018 EVENING
Modular Credits : 4
Pre-requisite : (MA2101 or MA2101S) and (MA3110 or MA3110S)
Preclusion : Nil
Module Workload (A-B-C-D-E)* : 3-1-0-0-6
Remarks : Nil
* A: no. of lecture hours per week
B: no. of tutorial hours per week
C: no. of laboratory hours per week
D: no. of hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc per week
E: no. of hours for preparatory work by a student per week


Lecture Time Table
Class TypeWeek TypeWeek DayStartEndRoom
SL1 LECTUREEVERY WEEKTUESDAY12001400S14-0619,
SL1 LECTUREEVERY WEEKFRIDAY12001400S14-0619,

Tutorial Time Table
Attention: The tutorial timetables could be updated from time to time. Students are advised to check regularly for the latest update on the change of tutorial timing.
Class TypeWeek TypeWeek DayStartEndRoom Iteration
T01 TUTORIALEVERY WEEKMONDAY12001300S17-0512,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].
T02 TUTORIALEVERY WEEKMONDAY9001000S17-0512,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].





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