Linear Algebra: Concepts and Methods

Linear Algebra: Concepts and Methods

by Martin Anthony
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521279488

ISBN-13: 9780521279482

Pub. Date: 05/10/2012

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Any student of linear algebra will welcome this textbook, which provides a thorough treatment of this key topic. Blending practice and theory, the book enables the reader to learn and comprehend the standard methods, with an emphasis on understanding how they actually work. At every stage, the authors are careful to ensure that the discussion is no more complicated

Overview

Any student of linear algebra will welcome this textbook, which provides a thorough treatment of this key topic. Blending practice and theory, the book enables the reader to learn and comprehend the standard methods, with an emphasis on understanding how they actually work. At every stage, the authors are careful to ensure that the discussion is no more complicated or abstract than it needs to be, and focuses on the fundamental topics. The book is ideal as a course text or for self-study. Instructors can draw on the many examples and exercises to supplement their own assignments. End-of-chapter sections summarize the material to help students consolidate their learning as they progress through the book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521279482
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/10/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
530
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 1.18(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface; Preliminaries: before we begin; 1. Matrices and vectors; 2. Systems of linear equations; 3. Matrix inversion and determinants; 4. Rank, range and linear equations; 5. Vector spaces; 6. Linear independence, bases and dimension; 7. Linear transformations and change of basis; 8. Diagonalisation; 9. Applications of diagonalisation; 10. Inner products and orthogonality; 11. Orthogonal diagonalisation and its applications; 12. Direct sums and projections; 13. Complex matrices and vector spaces; 14. Comments on exercises; Index.

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