Part III: Linear Algebra

Lecture 6: Eigenvectors

Track Description: Herb Gross defines an eigenvector of a linear map ƒ as a vector x that is mapped into a constant multiple, c, of itself. The value of c is called the eigenvalue (or characteristic) for the corresponding vector x.

Instructor/speaker: Prof. Herbert Gross

Study Guide for Lecture 6: Eigenvectors

  • Chalkboard Photos, Reading Assignments, and Exercises (PDF)
  • Solutions (PDF - 3.8MB)

To complete the reading assignments, see the Supplementary Notes in the Study Materials section.

Course Info

As Taught In
Fall 2011
Learning Resource Types
Lecture Videos
Problem Sets with Solutions
Lecture Notes