Math 22: Resources -
Online resources for the David Lay book
written by a different professor (Lyle Cochran). These can be much more concise than the book.
General notes on
exam and study technique
(geared mainly towards final exams).
MIT OpenCourseWare: Linear Algebra
has useful practise questions at about our level (but we haven't done 'spaces' yet...).
Essay on teaching by Gilbert Strang
, author of one of the best linear algebra books. (He also is one of the inventors of wavelets).
Beautiful interactive linear transformations applets (by
), showing the effect of
is a 2x2 matrix:
Transformation of a
can be dragged, the result
is shown in
, the matrix
sits at the top of the screen with its entries given by slider-bars
Transformation of the
unit grid lines
(showing span of the columns of
A fixed linear transformation
shown with 3d applet. This is the effect of
History of matrices and determinants
of this course. Another one with some
tricky practise final questions
's Pagerank algorithm
it is simply the eigenvector of the Markov chain given by the web links, whose eigenvalue is 1 ! Also see the
Download the software from
); we have 100 or so on-campus licenses.
Susan A. Schwarz
her if you have Mac OS 10.2 or earlier for install CDs) can help with installation issues.
Dartmouth's Academic Computing Center's own
Matlab tutorial sessions
(sign up for them).
Matlab starter page
Robert Higdon's nice
from X-hr of 7/25/06, or introduction from Math23,
Cambridge University Engineering Department
from Utah, Hany Farid's
, and Gilbert Strang's
Self-guided courses from Dartmouth academic computing:
Introduction to Matlab
Programming in Matlab
Introduction to Matlab Graphics
to plot ellipsoid
= 1 (also needs
), thanks to