Math 401, Section 0401

Applications of Linear Algebra

Instructor: Harbir Antil
Office: Math Building 4112

Course Info:    Spring 2012

MWF: 11:00am-11:50am (Rm: Math 0405)

Office Hours: Wednesday 10:00-11:00am

Text: Applied Linear Algebra, by Peter J. Olver and Chehrzad Shakiban, ISBN 0-13-147382-4
Linear Algebra and its Applications, by Gilbert Strang, ISBN 0-03-010567-6

Course Description: Various applications of linear algebra: theory of finite games, linear programming, matrix methods to finite Markov chains, random walk, incidence matrices, graphs and directed graphs, network and transportation problems. here. The syllabus I handed out in class (in PDF format) is here.

Course Schedule: Here is the link to the course schedule, homeworks and exams.

Homework, quiz, and exam schedule

MATLAB: A guide to run Matlab from an off campus computer can be found here. Few instructions to use Matlab by Justin Wyss-Gallifent
can be found here.
A few further useful commands for our course here.

Exam Review:.

Final Exam: The cumulative final exam is on Tuesday, May 15th, 8:00-10:00am.

You can find old exams given in this course at testbank.

Useful Links: