MATH36001 Matrix Analysis


Handouts, exercices and their solutions will be posted here as we progress on the course. You will find a set of exercises at the end of each handout. Access to pdf documents requires a username and password (available on Blackboard).

Past exams and feedback


  • Course reading list at UoM Library.
  • Roger A. Horn and Charles R. Johnson. Matrix Analysis. Cambridge University Press, 1985.
  • Peter Lancaster and Miron Tismenetsky. The Theory of Matrices. Academic Press, London, second edition, 1985.
  • Alan J. Laub. Matrix Analysis for Scientists and Engineers. SIAM, Philadelphia, PA, 2005.
  • Carl D. Meyer. Matrix Analysis and Applied Linear Algebra. SIAM, Philadelphia, PA, 2000.
  • James M. Ortega. Matrix Theory: A Second Course. Plenum Press, New York, 1987.
  • Youtube and Blog Post

  • If you need to refresh your linear algebra, check out the Linear Algebra course of Gilbert Strang.
  • The historic 972 Cornelius Lanczos Tapes recorded here in Manchester!
  • A memorizable SVD Song to never forget about one of the most important matrix decomposition.
  • Nick Higham's "What is" series of articles, available as blog posts and in PDF form at this GitHub repository.
  • Lecturer