MATH3107 Linear Algebra III, Winter 2008
Lecturer: Dr Robert Bailey, HP5218.
Telephone: 520-2600 x8999.
FINAL GRADES: These will be made available on Carleton Central once they have
been approved by the Deans' Office. I am not able to confirm your
grades before that happens (sorry!).
Please note that I changed the grading scheme slightly from what was
stated on the course information sheet. If you performed better on
the final exam than in your term work, then your final exam performance
was what counted, provided that you had made a serious attempt at the
Teaching Assistant: Anton Covic
Click here for the Course Outline.
Lectures: Monday and Wednesday, 4.00pm–5.30pm, Southam
Tutorials: Thursday, 4.30pm–5.30pm, Mackenzie Building
Click here for a list of assignment and
midterm marks, indexed by student ID.
Click here for summaries of the topics
covered in each lecture.
Click here for details of assignments.
The test paper can be found here.
The final exam will be on FRIDAY 11th APRIL, at 2.00pm, in
the Alumni Hall.
- Review of complex numbers; fields and vector spaces; matrix algebra.
- Complex inner-product spaces; norms; the Gram–Schmidt process.
- Review of linear transformations, eigenvalues and eigenvectors;
the Cayley–Hamilton Theorem.
- Special types of matrices; triangularization.
- Methods for computing eigenvalues: the QR method, Gershgorin domains.
- Solving systems of linear equations: the LU decomposition.
- Other topics and applications, depending on the time available.
Page last updated: 28th April 2008.
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