Linear Algebra

Fall 2013
9:00 - 9:50 AM, Wednesdays
10:00 - 12:00 AM, Fridays
Instructor:
Dr. Berlin Chen (陳柏琳)

Tentative Topic List:

 09/11 (Wed) Course Overview & Introduction 09/13 (Fri) Systems of Linear Equations and Matrices (i): Sections 1.1-1.2 09/18 (Wed) Systems of Linear Equations and Matrices (ii): Section 1.3 09/20 (Fri) Break (Mid-Autumn Festival) 09/25 (Wed) Systems of Linear Equations and Matrices (iii): Section 1.4 09/27 (Fri) Systems of Linear Equations and Matrices (iv): Sections 1.4-15 10/02 (Wed) Systems of Linear Equations and Matrices (v): Sections 1.5-1.6 10/04 (Fri) Quiz 1 (Scope: Sections 1.1 - 1.5) 10/09 (Wed) Systems of Linear Equations and Matrices (vi): Sections 16-1.7 10/11 (Fri) Determinants (i): Sections 2.1-2.2 10/16 (Wed) Determinants (ii): Section 2.3 & Discussion on Quiz 1 10/18 (Fri) Euclidean Vector Spaces (i): Sections 3.1-3.2 10/23 (Wed) Euclidean Vector Spaces (ii): Section 3.3 10/25 (Fri) Euclidean Vector Spaces (iii): Section 3.4 10/30 (Wed) Euclidean Vector Spaces (iv): Section 3.5 11/01 (Fri) Quiz 2 (Scope: Chapters 2-3) 10/06 (Wed) General Vector Spaces: (i): Section 4.1 11/08 (Fri) General Vector Spaces: (ii): Section 4.2 11/13 (Wed) Discussion on Homework 1 & 2 and Quiz 2 11/15 (Fri) Midterm  (Scope: Chapters 1-3, & Sections 4.1-4.2) 11/20 (Wed) General Vector Spaces: (iii):, Sectios 4.3 11/22 (Fri) School Sports Day 11/20 (Wed) Discussion on Midterm 11/29 (Fri) General Vector Spaces: (iv): Section 4.4 12/03 (Wed) General Vector Spaces: (v): Sections 4.5-4.6 12/06 (Fri) General Vector Spaces: (vi): Section 4.7 12/11 (Wed) General Vector Spaces: (vii): Section 4.8 12/13 (Fri) General Vector Spaces: (viii): Section 4.9 12/18 (Wed) General Vector Spaces: (ix): Section 4.10 12/20 (Fri) General Vector Spaces: (x): Sections 4.11 12/25 (Wed) Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors: (i): Section 5.1 12/27 (Fri) Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors: (ii): Section 5.2 01/01 (Wed) New Year's Day 01/03 (Fri) Final  (Scope: Sections 4.3 - 4.11 & Sections 5.1-5.2)

Textbook:
-   H. Anton, C. Rorres, Elementary Linear Algebra with Supplemental Applications, 10th edition, Wiley, 2011

References:

-   D. C. Lay, Linear Algebra and Its Applications, 3rd Updated Edition, Addison Wesley, 2005
-   D. P. Bertsekas, J. N. Tsitsiklis, Introduction to Probability, 2nd Edition, Athena Scientific, 2008

TA:

Yu-Chen Kao 高予真 (Ph.D. Student)
- E-mail: 80247004s@ntnu.edu.tw
- Tel: 77346676 (資工系208室)