Academic Catalog


Course Code: 2360262
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 4(4-0)
ECTS Credit: 9.0
Department: Mathematics
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. MEHMETCK PAMUK
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 2360261
Set 2: 2360263
Set 3: 2360260
One of the sets above should be completed before taking MATH262 LINEAR ALGEBRA II.

Course Content

Characteristic and minimal polynomials of an operator, eigenvalues, diagonalizability, canonical forms, Smith normal form, Jordan and rational forms of matrices. Inner product spaces, norm and orthogonality, projections. Linear operators on inner product spaces, adjoint of an operator, normal, self adjoint, unitary and positive operators. Bilinear and quadratic forms.