# FORK 1014 Preparatory course in Mathematics for Data Science

- Course description for FORK 1014 Preparatory course in Mathematics for Data Science
- This is a preparatory course for the Master of Science in Data Science covering
**linear algebra**

# Mathematics

### Reading

- The lecture notes from the course will be posted after each lecture.
- Chapter 1-4 of [E] Eriksen, Graduate Mathematics for Business, Economics and Finance, Cappelen Damm 2021 is compulsory reading for the preparatory course.

### Lecture plan

- This is the lecture plan for August 2024.
- I can be contacted by email. My office in BI Nydalen is B3y-085.

Date: | Topic: | Reading: | Exercises: |
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Mon Aug 19: 12-15, C2-045 | Lecture 1: Vectors and vector spaces. Linear systems. | [E] 1-2 | |

Tue Aug 20: 12-15, C2-045 | Lecture 2: Matrices. Eigenvalues and eigenvectors. | [E] 3, 4.1 - 4.5 | |

Wed Aug 21: 12-15, C2-045 | Lecture 3: Definiteness of quadratic forms. Matrix differential calculus. | [E] 4.6, 5.1 - 5.6 |