| MA51100 - Linear Algebra with ApplicationsSpring 2016 Days:
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Techniques associated with matrix theory and vector space arguments.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.Prerequisites:
An undergraduate course in linear algebra and differential equations.Applied/Theory:
0/100Web Address:www.math.purdue.edu/~agabriel/MA511/511F12syl.htmlWeb Content:
In addition to the course website, syllabus and homework assignments will be available via Blackboard.Homework:
Weekly assignments - 100 pts. Accepted vie email as PDF file to TA or via regular mail to attn of TA.Projects:
Two midterm exams (100 pts each) and one final exam (150 pts).Textbooks:
Required--Gilbert Strang, "Linear Algebra and its Applications," 4th ed., Brooks/Cole, 2006, ISBN 0030105676. The course content will be the material presented in the lectures. The text will serve mainly as a source for supplementary reading and as a source of exercises. Please note that the International Edition of the book does not match up to the homework numbers in the syllabus. Disclaimer: final textbook listings are available in April for fall and summer semesters. Please visit the Listing of Textbooks by College or School for the most up-to-date information.
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