# UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA

## Department of Mathematics

** Fall 2001 - Hans Rademacher Lectures in Mathematics**

**Alan Edelman**

Department of Mathematics

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

will speak on

### LINEAR ALGEBRA: FROM THEORY TO PRACTICE

Why are random matrix eigenvalues cool?

Monday....October 8, 2001....4:00pm

Linear Algebra -- why don't textbooks have pictures of matrix space?

Tuesday....October 9, 2001....4:00pm

Numerical Linear Algebra -- A smattering of recent applications

Wednesday....October 10, 2001, 2001....4:00pm

Title to be announced

Thursday....October 11, 2001....4:00pm

All lectures will be held in room A-6 of the David Rittenhouse
Laboratory,

corner of 33rd and Walnut Streets, Philadelphia, PA.

__Tea__: 4E17 David Rittenhouse Laboratory, preceding the lectures at
3:30pm

For further information, please call the Department of Mathematics at the University of Pennsylvania -
215-898-8178.

Previous Rademacher Lecturers