V63.0140-3 Linear Algebra
Instructor: Alex Barnett
barnett at cims.nyu.edu
tel: 212-998-3296, rm 1122 Warren Weaver Hall (WWH)
4-5pm Tuesdays, 2-3pm Wednesdays.
Grade boundaries will be 88 +-2 % for A/B boundary, 78 +-2 % for B/C
boundary, and 60 +-5 % for C/D boundary. (D/F will be finalized later).
Remember your scoring system is 30% HW, 20% best 3 of 4 quizzes, 20% midterm,
and 30% final.
Handouts, corrections, and interesting links:
- Information about our homework
grader for this course, Willy Chang.
- HW1 due Thurs Sept 11.
- HW2 due Thurs Sept 18.
- HW3 due Thurs Sept 25
(Note 1.9.12 should instead be 1.9.21).
- HW4 due Thurs Oct 2.
- HW5 due Thurs Oct 9
(Note 2.3.47 should instead be 2.3.27, and 2.3.10 already done in HW4!).
- HW6 due Thurs Oct 23 (Note:
last four problems, ie ones from 4.2, will be postponed to HW7).
- HW7 due Thurs Oct 30.
- HW8 due Thurs Nov 6.
- HW9 due Thurs Nov 13 (postpone
the last 2 to HW10).
- HW10 due Thurs Nov 20 (postpone
6.1.19 to HW11).
- HW11 due Thurs Dec 4 (ignore
the last three, that is, Section 6.7. We just don't have time for it!).
You will be pleased to know my research in physics
and medical imaging relies heavily
on linear algebra.
I am not special - almost
any practicing scientist or mathematician would say the same.
So... keep studying - it's useful!