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Linear Algebra / Edition 3

Linear Algebra / Edition 3

by Serge Lang
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This book begins with an exposition of the basic theory of vector spaces and proceeds to explain the fundamental structure theorem for linear maps, including eigenvectors and eigenvalues, quadratic and hermitian forms, diagnolization of symmetric, hermitian, and unitary linear maps and matrices, triangulation, and Jordan canonical form. Material in this new edition has been rewritten and reorganized and new exercises have been added.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781441930811
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 12/01/2010
Series: Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics , #1
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 3rd ed. 1987
Pages: 285
Sales rank: 755,148
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1. Vector Spaces; 2. Matrices; 3. Linear Mappings; 4. Linear Maps and Matrices; 5. Scalar Products and Orthogonality; 6. Determinants; 7. Symmetric, Hermitian, and Unitary Operators; 8. Eigenvectors and Eigenvalues; 9. Polynomials and Matrices; 10. Triangulation of Matrices and Linear Maps; 11. Polynomials and Primary Decomposition; 12. Convex Sets

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