OR519 MATHEMATICS FOR OR
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||Assoc.Prof.Dr. MUSTAFA KEMAL TURAL
Vector and matrix spaces, linear transformations and solution of linear equations. Change of basis. Eigenvectors and diagonalization by similarity transformations. Topological concepts. Sequences of functions, continuity and existence of extrema; over compact sets. Directional derivatives and the gradient. Taylor s theorem and extrema; quadratic forms. Convexity and its role in constrained optimization. Laplace and geometric transformations and their use in solving differential and difference equations.