Electronic Proceedings of the Nineteenth Annual International Conference on Technology in Collegiate MathematicsBoston, Massachusetts, February 1518, 2007Paper C015
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Visualizing Linear Algebra Applications With Matlab 
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Two common applications of linear algebra are population modeling and genetic traits. In both applications, powers of a matrix are used to describe the evolution of the system. The graphing capabilities of Matlab are used to create movies that illustrate this evolution over time.
Keyword(s): linear algebra, Matlab, applications