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Strang demonstrates that linear algebra is a fascinating subject by showing both its beauty and value. While the mathematics is there, the effort is not all concentrated on the proofs. Strang's emphasis is on providing understanding.

Author: Peter D. Lax Genre: Mathematics Publisher: John Wiley & Sons ISBN: 9780471751564 Book Pages: 376 Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

Praise for the First Edition ". . .recommended for the teacher and researcher as well as for graduate students. In fact, [it] has a place on every mathematician′s bookshelf." –American Mathematical Monthly Linear Algebra and Its Applications, Second Edition presents linear algebra as the theory and practice of linear spaces and linear maps with a unique focus on the analytical aspects as well as the numerous applications of the subject. In addition to thorough coverage of linear equations, matrices, vector spaces, game theory, and numerical analysis, the Second Edition features student–friendly additions that enhance the book′s accessibility, including expanded topical coverage in the early chapters, additional exercises, and solutions to selected problems. Beginning chapters are devoted to the abstract structure of finite dimensional vector spaces, and subsequent chapters address convexity and the duality theorem as well as describe the basics of normed linear spaces and linear maps between normed spaces. Further updates and revisions have been included to reflect the most up–to–date coverage of the topic, including: The QR algorithm for finding the eigenvalues of a self–adjoint matrix The Householder algorithm for turning self–adjoint matrices into tridiagonal form The compactness of the unit ball as a criterion of finite dimensionality of a normed linear space Additionally, eight new appendices have been added and cover topics such as: the Fast Fourier Transform; the spectral radius theorem; the Lorentz group; the compactness criterion for finite dimensionality; the characterization of commentators; proof of Liapunov′s stability criterion; the construction of the Jordan Canonical form of matrices; and Carl Pearcy′s elegant proof of Halmos′ conjecture about the numerical range of matrices. Clear, concise, and superbly organized, Linear Algebra and Its Applications, Second Edition serves as an excellent text for advanced undergraduate– and graduate–level courses in linear algebra. Its comprehensive treatment of the subject also makes it an ideal reference or self–study for industry professionals.

Author: Gilbert Strang Genre: Algebras, Linear Publisher: ISBN: 0534422004 Book Pages: 487 Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

Renowned professor and author Gilbert Strang demonstrates that linear algebra is a fascinating subject by showing both its beauty and value. While the mathematics is there, the effort is not all concentrated on proofs. Strang's emphasis is on understanding. He explains concepts, rather than deduces. This book is written in an informal and personal style and teaches real mathematics. The gears change in Chapter 2 as students reach the introduction of vector spaces. Throughout the book, the theory is motivated and reinforced by genuine applications, allowing pure mathematicians to teach applied mathematics.

Author: Calyampudi Radhakrishna Rao Genre: Mathematics Publisher: World Scientific ISBN: 9810232683 Book Pages: 535 Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

"I recommend this book for its extensive coverage of topics not easily found elsewhere and for its focus on applications".Zentralblatt MATH"The book is an excellent source on linear algebra, matrix theory and applications in statistics and econometrics, and is unique in many ways. I recommend it to anyone interested in these disciplines, and especially in how they benefit from one another".Statistical Papers, 2000

Author: Tzuong-tsieng Moh Genre: Mathematics Publisher: World Scientific ISBN: 9789813235441 Book Pages: 336 Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

From Tzuong-Tsieng Moh, a seasoned expert in algebra, comes a new book for students to better understand linear algebra. Writing from an experienced standpoint, Moh covers the many standard aspects comprising linear algebra, such as echelon forms, matrix algebra, linear transformations, and more. Moh further includes several advanced topics and applications, as well as self-correcting codes, Heisenberg's uncertainty principle, Maxwell's equations in relativity form, Google's search engine, and the theory of finitely generated modules over a PID. This book is ideal for both newcomers and experienced readers who want to attain a deeper understanding on both the basics and advanced topics of linear algebra and its vast applications. The wide range of topics combined with the depth of each discussion make it essential to be on the shelf of every mathematical beginner and enthusiast.