033 AH - Honors Linear Algebra and Applications - Winter 2012 - UCLA


Time: 10am MWF for lectures and 10am T for discussion.
Place: Lectures: MS 7608. Discussion: MS 7608..

E-mail: antieau@math.ucla.edu.
Phone: 310-825-3068.
Course webpage: www.math.ucla.edu/~antieau/201201-033ah.html
Course discussion site: piazza.com

Office hours: 1-2 Monday, 11-12 Wednesday, and 11-12 Friday in my office, MS 6617D.
TA: Anton Malyshev (amalyshev@math.ucla.edu).
TA office hours: 11-12 Tuesdays and 10-11 Thursdays in MS 3921.

Book: Strang, Introduction to Linear Algebra, Fourth Edition, Wellesley, ISBN-13: 978-0-980232-71-4. Note that any version of the book is acceptable. However, if there are differences in numbering between the editions (I don't know if there are), then it is your responsibility to read the correct sections and do the correct exercises.

Course outline:
Homework: (note that you should show all work to receive full credit.)
Catalogue description: Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Requisite: course 3B, 31A or 32A with a grade of C- or better. Introduction to linear algebra: systems of linear equations, matrix algebra, linear independence, subspaces, bases and dimension, orthogonality, least-squares methods, determinants, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, matrix diagonalization, and symmetric matrices. P/NP or letter grading.