TMA4145 - Linear Methods
Fall Semester 2006

Messages: 18.12 The final exam problems with suggested solutions:
  • Problems (pdf)
  • Suggested solutions (pdf)
24.10 A note on finite dimensional normed spaces can be found here (ps,pdf).

Lecturer: Idar Hansen. Room 1254, Sentralbygg II.
Office hours: Wednesday 11-12.
Teaching assistant: Marius Thaule. Room 1204, Sentralbygg II.
Office hours: Thursday 12-13.
Student assistant: Lars Sydnes. Room 393C, Nordre Lavblokk.
Office hours: Monday 11-12.
Lectures: Thursday 10:15 - 12:00, EL3,
Friday 10:15 - 12:00, EL3.
Problem sessions: Wednesday 16:15 - 18:00. EL21/KJL3

The problem sets are mandatory. Twelve problem sets will be given and eight of these must be approved in order to take the final exam.

Problem sets and solutions,   Old exams,   Dictionary.
Referansegruppe: Tore Botnen,,
Kari-Lise Frisvold Olsen,,
Martin Aspebakken Sværen,,
Gjermund Thomasgard,
Course material:
G. Strang: Linear Algebra and its Applications, 4th edition,
International Thomson Publishing, ISBN 0-534-42200-4.
N. Young:An introduction to Hilbert Space,
Cambridge University Press, ISBN 0-521-33717-8.
E. Kreyszig:Introductory Functional Analysis with Applications,
John Wiley & Sons. (Xeroxed material from chapters 1 and 5.)
Final syllabus:
Strang: Chap. 1.1-1.6, 2.1-2.4, 2.6, 3.1-3.4, 4.1-4.4, 5.1-5.2, 5.4-5.6, 6.1-6.3.
Young: Chap. 1-4, 6.
Kreyszig: Xeroxed material from chapters 1 and 5.
The problem sets.
Final exam: December 18th 2006, 4 hours (code D).
(obligatorisk øving)
The midterm (obligatorisk øving) was on Wednesday October 11th from 16:15-18:00 in Auditorium F1, and will count 20% of your final grade. You could only use an HP30S calculator.

The midterm covered the following material:

Kreyszig: Xeroxed material from chapters 1 and 5.
Strang: Chap. 1.1-1.6, 2.1-2.4 and 2.6.
Plus the Cholesky factorization on page 320.
Problem sets (øving): No. 1-6.

The results are available here. The average score was 15.8 of 20.0 points possible. Statistics from the midterm can be found here.