Interactive Computational Mathematics Tutorial

Interactive Computational Mathematics Tutorial

Learn essential skills for solving computational math problems in MATLAB


This tutorial introduces you to the use of MATLAB® and Optimization Toolbox™ for solving numeric computation problems. It includes a section on using Optimization Toolbox™ for determining critical points using various algorithms built-in to MATLAB. Select sections based on your experience with computational math. Click on any section link to begin.

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Academic Tutorial (approximately 195 minutes)

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