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Introduction to Linear Algebra

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ISBN-10: 0980232716

ISBN-13: 9780980232714

Edition: 4th 2009

Authors: Gilbert Strang

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List price: $87.50
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Wellesley-Cambridge Press
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 585
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.992
Language: English

Introduction to Vectors
Vectors and linear combinations
Lengths and dot products
Matrices
Solving Linear Equations
Vectors and linear equations
The idea of elimination
Elimination using matrices
Rules for matrix operations
Inverse matrices
Elimination = factorization: A = LU
Transposes and permutations
Vector Spaces and Subspaces
Spaces of vectors
The nullspace of A: solving Ax = 0
The rank and the row reduced form
The complete solution to Ax = b
Independence, basis and dimension
Dimensions of the four subspaces
Orthogonality
Orthogonality of the four subspaces
Projections
Least squares approximations
Orthogonal bases and Gram-Schmidt
Determinants
The properties of determinants
Permutations and cofactors
Cramer's rule, inverses, and Volumes
Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors
Introduction to eigenvalues
Diagonalizing a matrix
Applications to differential equations
Symmetric matrices
Positive definite matrices
Similar matrices
Singular value decomposition (SVD)
Linear Transformations
The idea of a linear transformation
The matrix of a linear transformation
Diagonalization and the pseudoinverse
Applications
Matrices in engineering
Graphs and networks
Markov matrices, population, and economics
Linear programming
Fourier series: linear algebra for functions
Linear algebra for statistics and probability
Computer graphics
Numerical Linear Algebra
Gaussian elimination in practice
Norms and condition numbers
Iterative methods for linear algebra
Complex Vectors and Matrices
Complex numbers
Hermitian and unitary matrices
The fast Fourier transform
Solutions to selected exercises
Matrix factorizations
Conceptual questions for review
Glossary: a dictionary for linear algebra
Index
Teaching codes