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SIT292 - Linear Algebra and Applications to Data Communications

Unit details

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Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

G Beliakov

Prerequisite:

Any one of SCM113, SCM130 or SIT192

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

3 x 1 hour class per week, 1 x 1 hour practical per week

Note:

You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

This unit will cover vector spaces, matrix theory, systems of linear equations and methods for solving them, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, and their application to similarity of diagonal matrices. Finally, applications to coding theory as a means of ensuring the reliability of transmitted data are presented.

Assessment

Examination 60%, three assignments (10%, 15%, 15%) 40%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1076$1076$2634$2681

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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