MATH 420 - Advanced Linear Algebra
Fall 2013, Section 001
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Subject: Mathematics (MATH)
Department: LSA Mathematics
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Requirements & Distribution:
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Advisory Prerequisites:
Linear algebra course (MATH 214, 217, 417, or 419) and one of MATH 296, 412, or 451.
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
May not be repeated for credit.
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Background and Goals: This course is designed to improve the student's understanding of the fundamental results of linear algebra and to provide an introduction to some if its most important concepts. Content: Gauss elimination and LDU-factorization. Vector spaces and dimension. Orthogonality, including least-squares approximations, Gram-Schmidt orthogonalization and QR-factorization. Review of determinants. Eigenvalue decompositions and Jordan canonical forms---applications to difference and differential equations. Positive-definite and semi-definite matrices. Singular value decompositions, pseudoinverses, and optimal (minimal norm) solutions. Alternatives: none Subsequent Courses: Math 571 (Numerical Methods for Scientific Computing I).


MATH 420 - Advanced Linear Algebra
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