Nicolas Guay, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Faculty of Science - Mathematics & Statistical Sciences

Contact

Associate Professor, Faculty of Science - Mathematics & Statistical Sciences
Email
nguay@ualberta.ca
Address
665 Central Academic Building
11324 - 89 Ave NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2G1

Overview

Research

Areas

Algebra, Representation Theory

Courses

MATH 125 - Linear Algebra I

Systems of linear equations. Vectors in n-space, vector equations of lines and planes. Matrix algebra, inverses and invertibility. Introduction to linear transformations. Subspaces of n-space. Determinants. Introduction to eigenvalues and eigenvectors. Complex numbers. Dot product, cross product and orthogonality. Applications in a variety of fields. Prerequisite: Mathematics 30-1. Note: Credit can be obtained in at most one of MATH 102, 125 or 127.

Fall Term 2020 Winter Term 2021
MATH 298 - Problem Solving Seminar

Problem solving techniques (pigeonhole principle, invariants, extremal principle, etc.) and survey of problems from various branches of mathematics: calculus, number theory, algebra, combinatorics, probability, geometry, etc. This credit/no-credit course is intended for students interested in mathematics contests and participation in the Putnam Mathematical Competition will be required. Note: This course may be taken for credit up to four times. Prerequisite: consent of the instructor.

Fall Term 2020 Winter Term 2021

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