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MA51100 - Linear Algebra with Applications

Spring 2014

Days/Time: MWF / 10:30-11:20 am
Credit Hours: 3

Learning Objective:
Techniques associated with matrix theory and vector space arguments. Final Syllabus

Description:
Basic vector space theory; linear transformations; topics in matrix theory such as QR and LU factorization, eigenvalues, and quadratic forms.

Topics Covered:
Linear spaces; linear systems; matrices; Gauss elimination; LU and PLU factorization; linear transformations; orthogonality; QR factorization; inner products, least squares and projections; determinants; eigenvalues and eigenvectors; condition number and ill conditioning; spectral theorems; quadratic forms, singular value decomposition and pseudo inverse of a matrix; linear systems of differential equations.

Prerequisites:
An undergraduate course in linear algebra and differential equations.

Applied/Theory: 0/100

Web Address:
http://www.itap.purdue.edu/learning/tools/blackboard/index.html

Web Content:
Syllabus, grades, lecture notes, homework assignments, message board, and discussions.

Homework:
Weekly assignments - 10 pts. Homework to be uploaded on Blackboard Learn (worth 20% of final grade).

Projects:
None.

Exams:
Two midterm exams (25% of final grade each) and one final exam (30% of the final grade).

Textbooks:
**Updated Sept. 13, 2013** Required - Applied Linear Algebra, by P. Olver and C. Shakiban, 1st Edition - 2005, ISBN: 978-0131473829.

Computer Requirements:
ProEd minimum computer requirements.

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Other Requirements:
None.

Carlos De la Mora
Phone
765-496-2835
Email
cdelamor@math.purdue.edu
Office
Purdue University
Department of Mathematics
150 N University St
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2067
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