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Van Fleet, Patrick

Department of Mathematics Chair, Professor & Director, Center for Applied Mathematics (CAM)
Ph.D., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
OSS 201A
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OSS 201

Professor Van Fleet’s research centers around wavelets, spline functions and approximation theory.  He has authored two books on wavelets and is currently working on a text that introduces spline functions to undergraduate students.  He is co-organizing (with collaborator Peter Massopust from the Technical University of Munich) the special session “Higher Dimensional Splines: Variation on a Theme” at the 2014 International Conference of Numerical Analysis and Applied Mathematics ( in Rhodes in September 2014.

Spring 2018 Courses

Spring 2018 Courses
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Summer 2018 Courses

Summer 2018 Courses
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Fall 2018 Courses

Fall 2018 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
MATH 240 - 01 Linear Algebra M - W - F - - 0815 - 0920 OSS 325

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M - W - F - -

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0815 - 0920


OSS 325

Course Registration Number:

40633 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4 Credit Hours


Patrick J. Van Fleet

An introductory course in linear algebra, beginning with linear equations and matrix algebra. Subsequent topics include study of vector spaces, orthogonality, eigenvectors and inner products. The course combines theoretical and applied perspectives, including concepts of rigorous proof. Offered Fall and Spring. Prerequisite: A grade of C- or above in MATH 200, concurrent enrollment allowed.

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