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18.06 Linear Algebra, Spring 2005

Photo of windows in Philadelphia.
These windows in Philadelphia represent a beautiful block matrix. (Photo courtesy Gail Corbett. Used with permission.)

Highlights of this Course

This course features a complete set of video lectures by Professor Gilbert Strang. There are also Java applets with sound as well as interactive Java applets. The text for this class is Introduction to Linear Algebra by Gilbert Strang.

Course Description

This is a basic subject on matrix theory and linear algebra. Emphasis is given to topics that will be useful in other disciplines, including systems of equations, vector spaces, determinants, eigenvalues, similarity, and positive definite matrices.

Technical Requirements

Postscript viewer software, such as Ghostscript/Ghostview, can be used to view the .ps files found on this course site. Flash™ Player software is required to run the Flash™ media found on this course site. RealOne™ Player software is required to run the .rm files found on this course site.

 

Staff

Instructor:
Prof. Gilbert Strang

Course Meeting Times

Lectures:
Three sessions / week
1 hour / session

Recitations:
One session / week
1 hour / session

Level

Undergraduate

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