By L. Mirsky

ISBN-10: 0198531168

ISBN-13: 9780198531166

ISBN-10: 0486664341

ISBN-13: 9780486664347

*American Mathematical Monthly*.

This paintings offers an simple and simply readable account of linear algebra, during which the exposition is adequately easy to make it both worthy to readers whose vital pursuits lie within the fields of physics or expertise. The account is self-contained, and the reader isn't assumed to have any prior wisdom of linear algebra. even though its accessibility makes it compatible for non-mathematicians, Professor Mirsky's publication is however a scientific and rigorous improvement of the topic.

Part I bargains with determinants, vector areas, matrices, linear equations, and the illustration of linear operators through matrices. half II starts with the advent of the attribute equation and is going directly to speak about unitary matrices, linear teams, capabilities of matrices, and diagonal and triangular canonical varieties. half II is anxious with quadratic varieties and comparable innovations. purposes to geometry are under pressure all through; and such subject matters as rotation, aid of quadrics to relevant axes, and class of quadrics are handled in a few aspect. An account of lots of the undemanding inequalities coming up within the conception of matrices can be incorporated. one of the most respected positive aspects of the booklet are the varied examples and difficulties on the finish of every bankruptcy, rigorously chosen to explain issues made within the textual content.

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