21 B
Mathematics Math21b Spring 2017
Linear Algebra and Differential Equations
Linear algebra Math21b, Spring 2017
Course Head: Oliver Knill
Office: SciCtr 432
  • This week we look at discrete dynamical systems, eigenvalues eigenvectors and diagonalization. It is a major idea of linear algebra to break complex things down to simple atomic blocks. For a time evolution, the eigenspaces are the blocks into which space is partitioned into. The evolution on each eigenspace can now be studied independently. Its a simple idea but very powerful.
  • Practice exams are on the exams page.
  • Some comments from the Midterm evaluations.
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