Monthly Archives: June 2014

Linear Algebra and Its Applications, Exercise 3.3.4

Exercise 3.3.4. Given expand the expression , compute its partial derivatives with respect to and , and set them to zero. Compare the resulting equations to to confirm that you obtain the same normal equations in both cases (i.e., using … Continue reading

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Linear Algebra and Its Applications, Exercise 3.3.3

Exercise 3.3.3. Given solve to find . Show that is orthogonal to every column in . Answer: We have or if is invertible. In this case we have so that We then have and The error vector is then The … Continue reading

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Linear Algebra and Its Applications, Exercise 3.3.2

Exercise 3.3.2. We have the value at time and the value at time . We wish to fit these values using a line constrained to go through the origin, i.e., with an equation of the form . Solve the system … Continue reading

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Linear Algebra and Its Applications, Exercise 3.3.1

Exercise 3.3.1. a) Given the system of equations consisting of and find the least squares solution and describe the error being minimized by that solution. Confirm that the error vector is orthogonal to the column . Answer: This is a … Continue reading

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Linear Algebra and Its Applications, Exercise 3.2.16

Exercise 3.2.16. a) Given the projection matrix projecting vectors onto the line through and two vectors  and , show that the inner products of with and with are equal. b) In general would the angles between and and and be … Continue reading

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Linear Algebra and Its Applications, Exercise 3.2.15

Exercise 3.2.15. For a matrix show that if then the length of is equal to the length of for all . Answer: We have . By the rule for transposes of products we have so that . But since we … Continue reading

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Linear Algebra and Its Applications, Exercise 3.2.14

Exercise 3.2.14. In the planes corresponding to the equations and intersect in a line. What is the projection matrix that projects points in onto that line? Answer: To find the line of intersection we solve the system of equations where … Continue reading

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