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Module Detailed Information for [MA2101]
Academic Year : 2017/2018 Semester : 2
Correct as at 12 Dec 2018 20:00

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Module Title : Linear Algebra II
Module Description : This module is a continuation of MA1101 Linear Algebra I intended for second year students. The student will learn more advanced topics and concepts in linear algebra. A key difference from MA1101 is that there is a greater emphasis on conceptual understanding and proof techniques than on computations. Major topics: Matrices over a field. Determinant. Vector spaces. Subspaces. Linear independence. Basis and dimension. Linear transformations. Range and kernel. Isomorphism. Coordinates. Representation of linear transformations by matrices. Change of basis. Eigenvalues and eigenvectors. Diagonalizable linear operators. Cayley-Hamilton Theorem. Minimal polynomial. Jordan canonical form. Inner product spaces. Cauchy-Schwartz inequality. Orthonormal basis. Gram-Schmidt Process. Orthogonal complement. Orthogonal projections. Best approximation. The adjoint of a linear operator. Normal and self-adjoint operators. Orthogonal and unitary operators.
Module Examinable : -
Exam Date : 06-05-2019 EVENING
Modular Credits : 4
Pre-requisite : MA1101R or MA1506 or MA1508 or MA1508E or MA1513
Preclusion : MA2101S, MA2101H, MA2201, MA2203, MQ2201, MQ2101, MQ2203
Module Workload (A-B-C-D-E)* : 3-1-0-0-6
Remarks : Nil
* A: no. of lecture hours per week
B: no. of tutorial hours per week
C: no. of laboratory hours per week
D: no. of hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc per week
E: no. of hours for preparatory work by a student per week

Lecture Time Table
Class TypeWeek TypeWeek DayStartEndRoom

Tutorial Time Table
Attention: The tutorial timetables could be updated from time to time. Students are advised to check regularly for the latest update on the change of tutorial timing.
Class TypeWeek TypeWeek DayStartEndRoom Iteration
1 TUTORIAL3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13MONDAY10001100S17-0405,
Not Available in Tutorial Balloting yet.
2 TUTORIAL3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13WEDNESDAY10001100S17-0512,
Not Available in Tutorial Balloting yet.
3 TUTORIAL3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13WEDNESDAY11001200S17-0512,
Not Available in Tutorial Balloting yet.

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