Spring 2018

Linear Algebra with Applications

Listed in: Mathematics and Statistics, as MATH-272

Formerly listed as: MATH-21  |  MATH-22  |  MATH-25

Faculty

Nathan K. Pflueger (Section 01)

Description

The study of vector spaces over the real and complex numbers, introducing the concepts of subspace, linear independence, basis, and dimension; systems of linear equations and their solution by Gaussian elimination; matrix operations; linear transformations and their representations by matrices; eigenvalues and eigenvectors; and inner product spaces. MATH 272 will feature both proofs and applications, with special attention paid to applied topics such as least squares and singular value decomposition.

Four class hours per week, with occasional in-class computer labs. 

Requisite: MATH 121 or consent of the instructor. This course and MATH 271 may not both be taken for credit. Limited to 25 students.   Fall semester:  Professor Pflueger.  Spring semester: Visiting Professor Naqvi.

 

Cost: 100 ?

Keywords

Quantitative Reasoning

Offerings

2017-18: Offered in Fall 2017 and Spring 2018
Other years: Offered in Fall 2007, Spring 2008, Fall 2008, Spring 2009, Fall 2009, Spring 2010, Fall 2010, Spring 2011, Fall 2011, Spring 2012, Fall 2012, Spring 2013, Fall 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2014, Spring 2015, Fall 2015, Spring 2016, Fall 2016, Spring 2017