Course Descriptions

16:642:550 - Linear Algebra and Applications

Li-Cheng Tsai

Textbook:

Gilbert Strang, "Linear Algebra and its Applications", 4th edition, ISBN 0030105676, Brooks/Cole Publishing, 2007

Prereqs:

Familiarity with complex numbers, matrices, vectors, and mathematical reasoning at the level of advanced undergraduate applied mathematics courses.

Description:

This is a course aiming for graduate students in science, engineering, and statistics. It covers vector spaces, linear transformations, determinants, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, canonical forms, and matrix factorizations, with applications to least squares approximations, discrete Fourier transform, differential equations, Markov chain, and image compression. The course will be accompanied by LAB assignments using Python.

Schedule of Sections

Previous semester resources

  • Linear Algebra and Applications 642:550   Fall 2015
  • Linear Algebra and Applications 642:550   Fall 2013
  • Linear Algebra and Applications 642:550   Fall 2012
  • Linear Algebra and Applications 642:550   Fall 2011
  • Linear Algebra and Applications 642:550   Fall 2010
  • Linear Algebra and Applications 642:550   Fall 2009
  • Linear Algebra and Applications 642:550   Summer 2009