Course Syllabus: MATH 202A, Fall 2016
Instruction
 Instructor: Prof. Jiawang Nie
 Office: AP&M 5864.
 Phone: (858) 5346015.
 Email: njw "AT" math . ucsd . edu.
 Office hours: 4:30  5:30 (MWF).
Lectures
 Time: 3:00 pm  3:50 pm on MWF
 Location: APM 5402
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Course Description

This course will introduce basic stuff in matrix analysis from a computational perspective. Linear algebra, rational and Jordan forms, unitary and Hermitian matrices, matrix decompositions, perturbation of eigenvalues,
positive semidefinite matrices.

Prerequisite
 Basic training in linear algebra, or consent by the instructor.
Textbook
 The recommended textbook is
Matrix Analysis by Horn and Johnson.
Homework Assignments

Homework will be assigned and collected in class.

Homework Assignment #1,
due on 10/07/2016

Homework Assignment #2,
due on 10/14/2016

Homework Assignment #3,
due on 10/21/2016

Homework Assignment #4,
due on 10/28/2016

Homework Assignment #5,
due on 11/09/2016

Homework Assignment #6,
due on 11/16/2016

Homework Assignment #7,
due on 11/23/2016

Homework Assignment #8,
due on 12/02/2016
Please write your names, ID nubmers, and section numbers on your homework,
and staple together your homework pages.
Academic Integrity

Every student is expected to conduct themselves with academic integrity.
Any kind of cheatings is not allowed in this course.
Violations of academic integrity will be treated seriously.

See
UCSD Policy on Integrity of Scholarship.