Faculty of Science
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Vector spaces, linear transformations. Determinants, eigenvalue problems. Inner products, symmetric matrices, quadratic forms. LU-decomposition, least squares approximation, power method. Applications to coding, economics, networks, graph theory, geometry, dynamical systems, Markov chains, differential equations.
On completion of this unit students will be able to:
Examination (3 hours): 70%
Assignments and tests: 30%
Three 1-hour lectures and one 2-hour support class per week
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