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401-0131-00L  Linear Algebra

SemesterAutumn Semester 2020
LecturersA. Cannas da Silva, O. Sorkine Hornung
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman


AbstractIntroduction to linear algebra (vector spaces, linear transformations, matrices), inner product, determinants, matrix decompositions (LU, QR, eigenvalue and singular value decomposition).
Objective- Understand and apply fundamental concepts of linear algebra
- Learn about applications of linear algebra
ContentLinear Algebra:
Linear systems of equations, vectors and matrices, norms and scalar products, LU decomposition, vector spaces and linear transformations, least squares problems, QR decomposition, determinants, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, singular value decomposition, applications.
Lecture notesExtracts from the lecture notes "Lineare Algebra" (by Gutknecht) in German, with English expressions for all technical terms.
LiteratureRecommendations on the course website
Prerequisites / NoticeThe relevant high school material is reviewed briefly at the beginning.