MATH/MTHE 212: Linear Algebra II
Winter 2018

Course Information


Instructor: Dr. Neha Prabhu
Office: 405, Jeffery Hall.
email: neha.prabhu@queensu.ca
Office hours: Wednesdays 4-6 p.m.

Math Help Center: Tutors are available to help you with the course in the Math Help Center located in Jeffery Hall Rooom 201. The schedule for Winter 2018 is available here.

Course description: Vector spaces, direct sums, linear transformations, eigenvalues, eigenvectors, inner product spaces, self-adjoint operators, positive operators, singular-value decomposition, minimal polynomials, Jordan canonical form.

Textbook: Linear Algebra Done Right by Sheldon Axler, Third Edition, Springer Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics, 2015, ISBN 978-3-319-11079-0.

Prerequisites and Exclusions:
MATH 212:
Prerequisites: MATH 111 or 112 or MTHE 217.
Exclusion: MATH 110.
MTHE 212:
Prerequisites: APSC 174 and must be registered in a BSCE or BASC academic program.
Exclusion: MTHE 312 (MATH 312).

Lectures:
Monday: 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Friday: 11:30 p.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Stirling Hall Room C.

Tutor: Jian-Jia Weng

Tutorials:
Section 002: Tuesdays 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in Jeffery Hall Room 126
Section 003: Mondays 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Jeffery Hall Room 128

Test: There will be a two hour midterm on Wednesday, February 14. Tentative time and venue: 7-9 p.m. in Dupuis Auditorium. (confirmation awaited for room booking)

Exam: To be decided.

© 2017 Neha Prabhu