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Graduate Catalog 2010-11 
    
Graduate Catalog 2010-11 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MATH 5100 - Applied Matrix Algebra


An introduction to the study of methods to solve linear systems of equations, least squares approximation problems, and eigenvalue problems. Topics covered include the algebra of real and complex matrices with particular emphasis on LU-decompositions, QR-decompositions, singular value decompositions, generalized inverses, Hermitian symmetric matrices, positive definite matrices and the Spectral Theorem. Applications from multivariate calculus will be discussed.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisites: Either MATH 2300 or (MATH 2720 and MATH 3740).

Credits: 3 hrs.

Notes: Open to Upperclass and Graduate Students. Undergraduates with junior or senior standing and 12 or more credit hours of work in mathematics and statistics may enroll in 5000-level courses with prior approval of the department chairperson.



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