Mailing Address:

Prof. Carlos F. Borges

Code MA/BC

Naval Postgraduate School

Monterey, CA 93943



Office Phone:

(831) 656-2124


FAX Number:

(831) 656-2355




242B Spanagel Hall


Email Address:


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Research Interests

  • Numerical Analysis
  • Numerical Linear Algebra
  • Applied Approximation Theory
  • Orthogonal Polynomials
  • Floating-Point Computation
  • Computer Aided Geometric Design


I can be found in my office most of the day. The best way to reach me is email to


Course Pages

         MA2121 - Differential Equations

         MA3232 - Numerical Analysis

         MA3046 - Linear Algebra


         DLSQRAT A code for discrete least-squares rational approximation



Highland Games

Cleated Tug-o-war

An event so brutal it was banned from the Olympics.

The aftermath of the 2001 contest. The mighty Jamestown Miners take it all again after a short 27 minute pull against the Tuolumne Lumberjacks - third championship in a row. Now cut my clothes off and get me some whiskey and painkillers!
The whole ugly crew.


A Parallel Divide and Conquer Algorithm for the Generalized Real Symmetric Definite Tridiagonal Eigenproblem

On Model Identification of Gaussian Reciprocal Processes from the Eigenstructure of their Covariances

On a Class of Gauss-like Quadrature Rules

Some Inverse Eigenproblems for Jacobi and Arrow Matrices

Trichromatic Approximation Method for Surface Illumination


The wreckage of my past keeps haunting me.
-- Ozzy Osbourne