CS 4342/6342: Linear Algebra: A Computational Introduction

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Before first class   (1) Read about the coursework in this course
(2) Understand the instructions on how to submit work.
(3) Install lintool and Draw3D.
 
Week 1
(1/17)
Module 1    
Week 2
(1/24)
Module 2, Module 3   Lay: 1.1, Kuttler: Ch. 1, Farin: Ch. 1
9pm 1/29    
Week 3
(1/31)
Module 3, Module 4 In-class proofs (Module 2): Ex 7, 8, 9, 10
Lay: 1.3-4, Strang: 1.4, Kuttler: 2.1, Farin: Ch. 2-3.
9pm 2/5   Submit: Module 2 (all), Module 3 (all),  
Week 4
(2/7)
Module 4 In-class proofs (Module 3): Ex 3, 19, 23
Lay: 2.7
9pm 2/12      
Week 5
(2/14)
Module 5 Bring-to-class: Module-4 exercises (up through Ex-38)
In-class proofs (Module 4): Ex 12, 13, 18, 21, 24, 26
Lay: 1.4-1.5, Strang: Ch. 1, Olver: 1.1-1.5, Hefferon: Ch. 1, Kuttle: 4.1-4.3, Farin: Ch. 5, Ch. 12
9pm 2/19   Submit:
Assignment 1
Module 4 exercises (all)
 
Week 6
(2/21)
Module 6 Bring-to-class: Module 5 exercises 1-24
In-class proofs: 5, 6, 20, 24
Lay: 2.9, 4.1-4.6, Strang: Ch. 2.1-3. Olver: 2.1-4, Hefferon: Ch. 2, Kuttle: 2.4, Farin: Ch. 5, Ch. 12
Week 7
(2/28)
Module 7 Annotated proofs: Prop 5.1-5.9 (from Module 5).
In-class proofs: 5,6,7,8,12,13,14,15,18 (from Module 6).
Bring to class: Module 6: 1-18.
Lay: 6.1-6.5 Strang: 3.1-3.4 Olver: 5.1-3, 5.4-5. Hefferon: 3.VI
Week 8
(3/6)
Module 8 Annotated proofs: Prop 6.3, 6.4, 6.6
In-class proofs: Ex 20 from Module 6, Ex 3,4,6,10,11,12 from Module 7
Bring-to-class: Ex 1-17 from Module 7
Lay: 6.1-6.5 Strang: 3.1-3.4 Olver: 5.1-3, 5.4-5. Hefferon: 3.VI
Week 9
(3/13)
Module 10 Bring to class: 18,19,20,21,22,23,24,26,27 from Module 7, and 2,3,4,5,6,8,9,10,11 from Module 8
In-class proofs: 25,28,29,31 from Module 7, and 5,6,7 from Module 8
 
9pm 3/16   Submit:
Module exercises: Module 5 (all), Module 6 (all)
 
SPRING BREAK Review    
Week 10
(3/27)
Module 9   In-class proofs (Module 10): 7, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21 (optional for undergrads)  
9pm 4/1      
Week 11
(4/3)
Module 11    
9pm 4/8   Submit: Exercises for modules 7, 8, 9, 10.
(Module 10 exercises optional for undergrads)
 
Week 12 (4/10) Module 12 In-class proofs (Module 11): 1, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 18, 20  
9pm 4/15   Submit:
Assignment 2
Exercises for module 11
 
Week 13
(4/17)
Module 13 In-class proofs (Module 12):
 
9pm 4/29   Submit:

Module 12 and 13 exercises
 
9pm 5/6   All: scanned versions of your annotated proofs
Grads only: Term-paper
 
5/6: 12 noon   Alternative exam: submit narrative review  
5/8: 12 noon   Alternative exam: submit evaluation forms  
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