Prep 2011 workshop Linear Algebra

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!Preliminary Topic List
 
* Vectors
 
* Vectors
 
** Geometric objects - lines and planes
 
** Geometric objects - lines and planes
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** Reflections, rotations, dilations and projections
 
** Reflections, rotations, dilations and projections
 
** Inverse of a transformation
 
** Inverse of a transformation
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** kernel, range, injection, surjection
 
* Applications
 
* Applications
 
** Adjacency matrix
 
** Adjacency matrix

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2011-06-23 !Preliminary Topic List

  • Vectors
    • Geometric objects - lines and planes
    • Dot product
    • Projection
    • Orthogonal decomposition
  • Systems of equations and elimination
    • Free variables
    • Consistency of solutions
    • Gaussian elimination
  • Matrix operations and algebra
    • Matrix arithmetic
    • Matrix inverse
    • Matrix equations
    • Determinant
    • Elementary Matrices
    • LU
  • Vector Space Preliminaries
    • Definition of a vector space
    • Euclidean vector spaces
    • linear combinations and span
    • linear independence
    • basis and orthogonal basis
    • coordinate vectors and change of basis
    • row space, column space, and null space
    • dimension
    • geometric examples
  • Linear transformations
    • Matrix of a linear transformation
    • Reflections, rotations, dilations and projections
    • Inverse of a transformation
    • kernel, range, injection, surjection
  • Applications
    • Adjacency matrix
    • Least squares
    • Curve/surface fitting
    • Mixture problems
    • Simplex method
    • Graph theory
  • Eigenvalues and eigenvectors
  • Inner product spaces and abstract vector spaces
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