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Matrices and Tensors Calculus

MMAT FEEC BUT MMAT Acad. year 2018/2019 Summer semester 5 credits

Current academic year

Matrices as algebraic structure. Matrix operations. Determinant. Matrices in systems of linear algebraic equations. Vector space, its basis and dimension. Coordinates and their transformation. Sum and intersection of vector spaces. Linear mapping of vector spaces and its matrix representation. Inner (dot) product, orthogonal projection and the best approximation element. Eigenvalues and eigenvectors. Spectral properties of (especially Hermitian) matrices. Bilinear and quadratic forms. Definitness of quadratic forms. Linear forms and tensors. Verious types of coordinates. Covariant, contravariant and mixed tensors. Tensor operations. Tensor and wedge products.Antilinear forms. Matrix formulation of quantum. Dirac notation. Bra and Ket vectors. Wave packets as vectors. Hermitian linear operator. Schrodinger equation. Uncertainty Principle and Heisenberg relation. Multi-qubit systems and quantum entaglement. Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen experiment-paradox. Quantum calculations. Density matrix. Quantum teleportation.

Guarantor

Language of instruction

Czech

Completion

Credit+Examination (written+oral)

Time span

26 hrs lectures, 18 hrs pc labs, 8 hrs projects

Assessment points

70 exam, 20 half-term test, 10 projects

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Lecturer

Instructor

Subject specific learning outcomes and competences

Mastering basic techniques for solving tasks and problems from the matrices and tensors calculus and its applications.

Learning objectives

Master the bases of the matrices and tensors calculus and its applications.

Study literature

  • Havel, V., Holenda, J.: Lineární algebra, SNTL, Praha 1984 (in Czech).
  • Hrůza, B., Mrhačová, H.: Cvičení z algebry a geometrie. Ediční stř. VUT 1993, skriptum (in Czech).
  • Schmidtmayer J.: Maticový počet a jeho použití, SNTL, Praha, 1967 (in Czech).
  • Boček, L.: Tenzorový počet, SNTL Praha 1976 (in Czech).
  • Angot A.: Užitá matematika pro elektroinženýry, SNTL, Praha 1960 (in Czech).
  • Kolman, B.: Elementary Linear Algebra, Macmillan Publ. Comp., New York 1986.
  • Kolman, B.: Introductory Linear Algebra, Macmillan Publ. Comp., New York 1991.
  • Gantmacher, F. R.: The Theory of Matrices, Chelsea Publ. Comp., New York 1960.
  • Demlová, M., Nagy, J.: Algebra, STNL, Praha 1982 (in Czech).
  • Plesník J., Dupačová, J., Vlach M.: Lineárne programovanie, Alfa, Bratislava , 1990 (in Slovak).
  • Mac Lane, S., Birkhoff, G.: Algebra, Alfa, Bratislava, 1974 (in Slovak).
  • Mac Lane, S., Birkhoff, G.: Prehľad modernej algebry, Alfa, Bratislava, 1979 (in Slovak).
  • Krupka D., Musilová J.: Lineární a multilineární algebra, Skriptum Př. f. MU, SPN, Praha, 1989 (in Czech).
  • Procházka, L. a kol.: Algebra, Academia, Praha, 1990 (in Czech).
    Halliday, D., Resnik, R., Walker, J.: Fyzika, Vutium, Brno, 2000 (in Czech).
  • Halliday D., Resnik R., Walker J., Fyzika, Vutium, Brno, 2000. (in Czech).
  • Crandal, R. E.: Mathematica for the Sciences, Addison-Wesley, Redwood City, 1991.
  • Davis, H. T., Thomson, K. T.: Linear Algebra and Linear Operators in Engineering, Academic Press, San Diego, 2007.
  • Mannuci, M. A., Yanofsky, N. S.: Quantum Computing For Computer Scientists, Cambridge University Press, Cabridge, 2008.
  • Nahara, M., Ohmi, T.: Quantum Computing: From Linear Algebra to Physical Realizations, CRC Press, Boca Raton, 2008.
  • Griffiths, D.: Introduction to Elementary Particles, Wiley WCH, Weinheim, 2009.

Syllabus of lectures

  1. Matrices as algebraic structure. Matrix operations. Determinant.
  2. Matrices in systems of linear algebraic equations.
  3. Vector space, its basis and dimension. Coordinates and their transformation. Sum and intersection of vector spaces.
  4. Linear mapping of vector spaces and its matrix representation.
  5. Inner (dot) product, orthogonal projection and the best approximation element.
  6. Eigenvalues and eigenvectors. Spectral properties of (especially Hermitian) matrices.
  7. Bilinear and quadratic forms. Definitness of quadratic forms.
  8. Linear forms and tensors. Verious types of coordinates. Covariant, contravariant and mixed tensors.
  9. Tensor operations. Tensor and wedge products.Antilinear forms.
  10. Matrix formulation of quantum. Dirac notation. Bra and Ket vectors. Wave packets as vectors.
  11. Hermitian linear operator. Schrodinger equation. Uncertainty Principle and Heisenberg relation.
  12. Multi-qubit systems and quantum entaglement. Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen experiment-paradox.
  13. Quantum calculations. Density matrix. Quantum teleportation.

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