EC133 Linear Algebra

Arrangements
Weeks 1-10, Spring term, 2010/2011
15 CATS
Module leader
Dr Nicholas Jackson
Class tutor
Dr Mark Cummings
Synopsis
This is an optional module for students who enjoyed mathematics at A-level and would like to learn more.
This module will focus on linear algebra and its applications.
Syllabus
(To be finalised.)
Lectures
Monday 2pm-3pm, Ramphal R0.12
Friday 11am-12pm, Social Studies S0.20
Classes
Tuesday 10am-11am, Humanities H3.57
Tuesday 12pm-1pm, Humanities H0.58
Wednesday 11am-12pm, Humanities H0.43
Assessment
20%: Five homework assignments (deadline: 12pm on Fridays of even-numbered weeks)
80%: 1–hour exam, June 2011
Handouts
(To be finalised.)
Assignments
(To be finalised.)
Recommended textbooks
S Lipschutz, Set Theory and Related Topics, Schaum Outline, McGraw-Hill (1964) QA 248.L4
S Lipschutz, Linear Algebra, Schaum Outline, McGraw-Hill (1968) QA 261.L4
D A Towers, Guide to Linear Algebra, Macmillan (1988) QA 261.T6
C Whitehead, Guide to Abstract Algebra, Macmillan (2002) QA 162.W4