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Professional Certificate in
Applications of Linear Algebra

What you will learn

  • Model and solve real-world problems using Markov chains, determinants, dynamical systems, and Google Page Rank.
  • Construct the singular value decomposition (SVD) of a matrix and apply the SVD to estimate the rank and condition number of a matrix, construct a basis for the four fundamental spaces of a matrix, and construct a spectral decomposition of a matrix.
  • Apply the iterative Gram Schmidt Process and the QR decomposition to construct an orthogonal basis of a subspace.
  • Apply least-squares and multiple regression to construct a linear model from a data set.
  • Apply eigenvalues and eigenvectors to solve optimization problems that are subject to distance and orthogonality constraints.
Expert instruction
2 skill-building courses
Progress at your own speed
2 months
5 - 6 hours per week
For the full program experience

Courses in this program

  1. GTx's Applications of Linear Algebra Professional Certificate

Meet your instructor
from The Georgia Institute of Technology (GTx)

Greg Mayer
Academic Professional in the School of Mathematics
Georgia Tech (Georgia Institute of Technology)

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