Author:
Bernard Kolman - David Hill

ISBN 13:
9780132296540

ISBN 10:
132296543

Edition:
9

Publisher:
Pearson

Publication Date:
2007-05-13

Format:
Hardcover

Pages:
720

List Price:
$207.60

Kolman (Drexel University) and Hill (Temple University) introduce basic ideas and computational techniques of linear algebra at the sophomore level. This eighth edition contains new sections devoted to matrix multiplication and matrix transformations, correlation coefficients, homogeneous coordinates, and dominant eigenvalue and principal component analysis. A new appendix provides an introduction to proofs in mathematics. Other new features include chapter key terms, review questions, and quizes. Annotation © 2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Standard textbook for a one-quarter or one-semester course at the sophomore level. This edition (fourth, 1986) adds new sections on LU- factorization, vectors in the plane and in 3-space, cross product in R3, least squares, conic sections, and quadric surfaces. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)