** Course description:**

In the course we give an introduction to linear algebra and some of its interesting applications. The main topics are:

- linear equations in linear algebra,
- matrix algebra,
- determinants,
- vector spaces,
- eigenvalues and eigenvectors,
- orthogonality and least-squares,
- symmetric matrices and quadratic forms.

David C. Lay. Linear Algebra and its Applications (updated second
edition), Addison-Wesley-Longman, 2000. |

Michael Jung, 7.2.2002