IMAG2150 - Mathematical methods 3 for computer engineers


New from the academic year 2021/2022

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam and portfolio
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 1/2 4 hours D
Portfolio 1/2

Course content

  • Vector spaces and linear transformations Subspaces of Rn, base and dimension. General vector spaces, function spaces and norms. Matrix transformations, null spaces and column spaces. Application: Fourier series and solution of partial differential equations.
  • Differential equations with solution methods.
  • Numerical methods General numerics: Representations of floating point numbers in the computer, calculations with floating point numbers and various sources of error. Error magnification and condition. Convergence rate
  • Direct methods:
    • Solution of linear equation systems, PA = LU factorization, least squares method
    • Interpolation with cubic splines, Bezier curves.
  • Iterative methods:
    • Newton's multivariate method
    • Solution of linear equation systems (Jakobi, conjugate gradients)
    • Calculation of eigenvalues and eigenvectors (power method, Lanczos iteration)
    • Solution of some types of differential equations, Runge-Kutta.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and exercises.

80% of the obligatory exercises need to be approved for exam admission.

Compulsory assignments

  • Oblig

Further on evaluation

The portfolio consists of selected assignments.

Re-sit Exam: March. The re-sit exam may be given orally if conditions allow it.

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Computer Science (BIDATA)

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
IMAA2150 7.5 AUTUMN 2019
IMAT2150 7.5 AUTUMN 2019
More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2021

Language of instruction: -

Location: Gjøvik

Subject area(s)
  • Engineering
  • Mathematics
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Mathematical Sciences


Examination arrangement: School exam and portfolio

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD School exam 1/2 D 2021-12-14 09:00
Room Building Number of candidates
S310 Smaragd 16
Autumn ORD Portfolio 1/2



Room Building Number of candidates
Spring UTS School exam 1/2 D 2022-03-14 09:00
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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