Course Notes

These are some notes I compiled mostly in my academic career, often relevant to courses I have taken or TAed. Mostly this is slightly more mature material than my general notes.

Duke CPS 104, Computer Architecture
These are potentially useful notes for those in an introductory computer architecture course. I compiled this while as an undergraduate TA for the Duke course. This is actually reasonably polished.
Cornell CS 421, Numerical Analysis, Fall 2004
These are my notes for CS 421. I am certain that these notes are not polished; it seems every time I read over them, I find a few more typos, so don't expect too much. Missing are notes from September 6 and November 12. Notes are in LaTeX
Cornell CS 421, Numerical Analysis, Cheat Sheet (Source)
A "cheat sheet" providing the highlights of the course on a single two-sided sheet of paper. I also provide a source for those wishing to adapt this document. For personal use and references, feel free to use the "cheat sheet" as you like. However, I make no guarantees as to its accuracy. Further, it may be helpful to come up with your own sheet rather than relying on this sheet, since a good side effect of putting together such a sheet is that building one is an effective way to study. In this way, it may be that the LaTeX source and its little tricks of fitting in so much in such a small space winds up being more helpful than the actual contents of the sheet itself!
Python & BLAS/LAPACK on Broken Linux
Many Linux distributions ship with faulty dynamic BLAS/LAPACK libraries. This document describes how to fix this, from the point of view of someone using Python so that it is able to call LAPACK routines, on a Linux distribution with broken existing BLAS and LAPACK dynamic libraries, all from the point of view of a non-administrative user.

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