Advanced Linear Algebra

Spring, 2018

- Calendar
- Course syllabus: SLOs, expectations, hw policies, grade calculation, accommodations & miscellaneous
- WebWork (various HW assignments)
- Hand-checked assignment solutions: 1 | 2 | 3
- Test solutions: Test 1 | Test 2
- A list of suggested problems to look at from the Strang book
- Some Octave scripts implementing methods or algorithms in the course
- Professor Scofield's homepage (see for office hours, for instance)

- Linear Algebra examples (from mathispower4u.com)
- Instructional videos from Khan Academy on linear algebra topics

- How Google Finds Your Needle in the Web's Haystack, by David Austin
- More than you wanted to know about quadratic forms, by KC Border
- Face Recognition Using Eigenfaces (an application of PCA), by Matthew A. Turk and Alex P. Pentland

- GNU Octave, a Matlab-like piece of software for scientific computing
- Sage, an open-source computer algebra system
- sagemath.org, the main website from which you can download the latest stand-alone version
- Alternatively, create/access an online account on Calvin's server, or use SageMathCell for quick one-off commands
- Robert Beezer's Sage Quick Reference for linear algebra

- Wolfram alpha

This page maintained by:
Thomas L. Scofield

Department of Mathematics and Statistics,
Calvin College