Fall 2017  (Graduate) Linear Algebra  MTH 513 
Instructor 
Dr. Vasilije Perovic 



Office 
Lippitt Hall, 200B 

Office Hours 
Tuesday/Thursday: 12:30pm  1:30pm; Wednesday: 2:30pm  4:30pm;


Class Time 
Tuesday /
Thursday 3:30pm  5:15pm, Lippitt Hall 201.


Prerequisite 
Required: MTH 215 (undergraduate linear algebra) and MTH 307 (mathematical proofs) or permission of the instructor. 


Desired: MTH 316 (abstract algebra). 

Textbook (required) 
Matrix Analysis and Applied Linaer Algebra,
by Carl Meyer, SIAM, 2000.


SAKAI 
You should check SAKAI regularly for announcements, schedule changes, downloading resources, grade updates, etc. 

Other Resources 
Linear Algebra, Schaum's Series. Lowpriced, with oodles of solved practise problems, used by generations of students. 


A nocost resource is a course on Linear Algebra, MIT OpenCourseWare, taught by Prof. Gil Strang. 

Library Reserves 
Linear Algebra Done Right, by S. Axler. 


The Theory of Matrices (Volumes I & II), by F. R. Gantmacher. 


Matrix Analysis, by R. Horn and C. Johnson. 


Topics in Matrix Analysis, by R. Horn and C. Johnson. 


Advanced Linear Algebra, by S. Roman. 

Computer Resources 
Having access and being slightly familiar with MATHEMATICA and/or OCTAVE is highly desired, but not required. 
Course Policies, Class Handout (last updated September 6, 2017)