This thorough and accessible text–from one of the leading figures in the use of technology in linear algebra–gives readers a challenging and broad understanding of the subject. The author infuses key concepts with their modern practical applications to offer readers examples of how mathematics is used in the real world. This book stresses the important roles geometry and visualization play in understanding linear algebra.
Matrices and Systems of Equations, Determinants, Vector Spaces, Linear Transformations, Orthogonality, Eigenvalues, Numerical Linear Algebra
For all readers interested in linear algebra.
Requires some familiarity with the basics of differential and integral Calculus. For 2nd, 3rd, or 4th year undergrads. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)