Linear algebra is the branch of mathematics concerned with linear equations, matrices, determinants, and vector spaces. This overview of the subject offers a perspective on linear algebra by a world renowned mathematician.
Linear algebra is the branch of mathematics concerned with linear equations, matrices, determinants, and vector spaces. This overview of the subject offers a unique perspective on linear algebra by a world renowned mathematician.
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"...the book is recommended for the teacher and researcher as well as for graduate students. In fact, I think that it has a place on every mathematician's bookshelf." (American Mathematical Monthly, November 2001)
About Peter D. Lax
PETER D. LAX, PhD, has had a long and distinguished career in mathematics. A student and then colleague of Richard Courant, Fritz John, and K. O. Frederichs, he is considered one of the world's leading mathematicians. He teaches at New York University's Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences.
Table of Contents
Fundamentals. Duality. Linear Mappings. Matrices. Determinant and Trace. Spectral Theory. Euclidean Structure. Spectral Theory of Selfadjoint Mappings. Calculus of Vector and Matrix Valued Functions. Matrix Inequalities. Kinematics and Dynamics. Convexity. The Duality Theorem. Normed Linear Spaces. Linear Mappings Between Normed Spaces. Positive Matrices. How to Solve Systems of Linear Equations. Appendices. Bibliography. Index. List of Series Titles.
Linear Algebra by Peter D. Lax
Peter D. Lax
Pure & Applied Mathematics S.
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