Markus Schmidmeier
Mathematical Sciences
Florida Atlantic University

Matrix Theory

Welcome to my course Matrix Theory MAS 2103! We meet Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:30 - 4:50 p.m. in ED 125.


Anton and Rorres, Elementary Linear Algebra - Applications Version, 9th edition, John Wiley et sons. I am planning to cover the material from chapters 1-5 and 7. During the course or towards the end, I would like to discuss some applications, for example to coding or cryptography, or to biology. Please let me know which applications you are interested in!


Homework:  There will be homework assignments every week. Some of the homework problems will occur on one of the quizzes or in the midterm or final exam.

Quizzes:   Every Thursday, there will be a 15 minute quiz. The 10 best quizzes will count for 40% of the grade.

Midterm Exam:   The midterm exam on October 8 will count for 20% of the grade.

Final Exam:   The final exam on Thursday, December 3, 1:15 - 3:45, will count for 40% of the grade.

Contact Me

Office hours:   MWF, 10-11 a.m. in SE 230

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