SF1681 Linear Algebra. Advanced Course 6.0 credits

Linjär algebra, fortsättningskurs

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Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

Vector spaces, linear transformations, bases, direct sums, eigenvalues and generalized eigenvectors, Jordan canonical form, inner product spaces, adjoint, Hermitian and unitary operators, singular value decomposition, tensor products, outer product and finite groups, with applications in, for example, differential equations, signal analysis, inverse problems, linear regression, image compression, Markov chains or graph theory.

Intended learning outcomes *

After completing the course students should for a passing grade be able to

  • Explain the meaning of basic concepts and theorems within the parts of linear algebra as described by the course content.
  • Use basic concepts and theorems within the parts of linear algebra as described by the course content in order to solve applied problems and to communicate with the help of mathematical terminology also in other contexts.

For higher grades, the student should in addition be able to

  • Explain how different theorems and concepts are connected and deduce relationships from the given theorems.

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

Completed basic course SF1672 Linear Algebra or SF1624 Algebra and Geometry.

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Examination and completion

Grading scale *

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Examination *

  • TEN1 - Exam, 6.0 credits, Grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

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Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Examiner

Mats Boij

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SCI/Mathematics

Main field of study *

Technology

Education cycle *

First cycle

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Contact

Mats Boij (boij@kth.se)

Ethical approach *

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.