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PHYS 371 - Numerical Methods for Physics - Spring 2014
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PHYS 371 - Numerical Methods for Physics - Spring 2014

Essentials

Instructor: Giovanni Volpe
Assistant: Mite Mijalkov
Time: Wednesday 10:30-12:30 & Friday 8:30-10:30
Room: SAZ-19

Exams and Grading

Homeworks and their solution: 40%
Midterm 1 -- individual project, take-home, deadline March 31, 2014: 20%
Midterm 2 -- individual project, take-home, deadline April 30, 2014: 20%
Oral exam -- May 13 and 16, 2014: 10%
Final Exam -- individual project, take-home, deadline May 20, 2014: 20%

Bonus: 1% for each attendance to the Physics Colloquia

You will not be admitted to the final exam and will receive an automatic FZ grade if:
* you fail the oral exam (less than 5/10).
* your grade in either project (Midterm 1 and 2) is less than 10/20
* your attendance is below 80%

Textbook

Notes from the classes and homeworks.

Syllabus

The syllabus is still preliminary and will be updated during the course.
Additional material will be added during the course, e.g., slides.

Feb 7 > Introduction

Feb 11 > Random walks

Feb 14 > Brownian motion

Feb 18 > Potentials and equilibrium distribution

Feb 21 > Boundary conditions

Feb 25 > Microswimmers and chirality

Feb 28 > SORTING OF CHIRAL MICROSWIMMERS

Mar 4 > SDE 1

Mar 7 > SDE 2

Mar 11 > Stochastic integrals

Mar 14 > Colored noise

Mar 18 > Delayed feedback

Mar 21 > STOCK MARKET CRASH

Mar 25 > MD

Mar 28 > Monte Carlo

Apr 1 > Midterm 1

Apr 4 > Midterm 1

Apr 8 > CRITICAL MIXTURE

Apr 11 > OO programming

Apr 15 > Graph and networks 1

Apr 18 > Graph and networks 2

Apr 22 > Brain Graphs 1

Apr 25 > Brain Graphs 2

Apr 29 > BRAIN CONNECTIVITY ANALYSIS

May 6 > Midterm 2

May 9 > Midterm 2

May 13 > Oral exam

May 15 > Oral exam

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