Linear Algebra: Concepts and Methods

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Author: Martin Anthony,Michele Harvey

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521279488

Category: Mathematics

Page: 516

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Any student of linear algebra will welcome this textbook, which provides a thorough treatment of this key topic. Blending practice and theory, the book enables the reader to learn and comprehend the standard methods, with an emphasis on understanding how they actually work. At every stage, the authors are careful to ensure that the discussion is no more complicated or abstract than it needs to be, and focuses on the fundamental topics. The book is ideal as a course text or for self-study. Instructors can draw on the many examples and exercises to supplement their own assignments. End-of-chapter sections summarise the material to help students consolidate their learning as they progress through the book.

Linear Algebra and Its Applications

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Author: Gilbert Strang

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 1483265110

Category: Mathematics

Page: 428

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Linear Algebra and Its Applications, Second Edition fulfills the need for a book that will permit the teaching of the applications of linear algebra, in combination with the underlying mathematics. Comprised of eight chapters, the book aims to provide a comprehensive presentation of the concepts and methods in linear algebra. The text starts with the discussion of the Gaussian elimination, the simplest and most useful method of solution. This chapter is followed by chapters that focus on the study of vector spaces, projections and inner products, determinants, and eigenvalues. Discussions on positive definite matrices, computations with matrices, and introduction to linear programming and game theory are provided as well. This text is intended for use by college students.

Matrix Algebra for Linear Models

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Author: Marvin H. J. Gruber

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111860881X

Category: Mathematics

Page: 392

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A self-contained introduction to matrix analysis theory andapplications in the field of statistics Comprehensive in scope, Matrix Algebra for Linear Modelsoffers a succinct summary of matrix theory and its relatedapplications to statistics, especially linear models. The bookprovides a unified presentation of the mathematical properties andstatistical applications of matrices in order to define andmanipulate data. Written for theoretical and applied statisticians, the bookutilizes multiple numerical examples to illustrate key ideas,methods, and techniques crucial to understanding matrixalgebra’s application in linear models. Matrix Algebra forLinear Models expertly balances concepts and methods allowingfor a side-by-side presentation of matrix theory and its linearmodel applications. Including concise summaries on each topic, thebook also features: Methods of deriving results from the properties of eigenvaluesand the singular value decomposition Solutions to matrix optimization problems for obtaining moreefficient biased estimators for parameters in linear regressionmodels A section on the generalized singular value decomposition Multiple chapter exercises with selected answers to enhanceunderstanding of the presented material Matrix Algebra for Linear Models is an ideal textbook foradvanced undergraduate and graduate-level courses on statistics,matrices, and linear algebra. The book is also an excellentreference for statisticians, engineers, economists, and readersinterested in the linear statistical model.

Linear Algebra: Concepts and Applications

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Author: Przemyslaw Bogacki

Publisher: American Mathematical Soc.

ISBN: 1470443848

Category: Algebras, Linear

Page: 383

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Linear Algebra: Concepts and Applications is designed to be used in a first linear algebra course taken by mathematics and science majors. It provides a complete coverage of core linear algebra topics, including vectors and matrices, systems of linear equations, general vector spaces, linear transformations, eigenvalues, and eigenvectors. All results are carefully, clearly, and rigorously proven. The exposition is very accessible. The applications of linear algebra are extensive and substantial—several of those recur throughout the text in different contexts, including many that elucidate concepts from multivariable calculus. Unusual features of the text include a pervasive emphasis on the geometric interpretation and viewpoint as well as a very complete treatment of the singular value decomposition. The book includes over 800 exercises and numerous references to the author's custom software Linear Algebra Toolkit.

Advanced Linear Algebra for Engineers with MATLAB

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Author: Sohail A. Dianat,Eli Saber

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1420095242

Category: Mathematics

Page: 346

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Arming readers with both theoretical and practical knowledge, Advanced Linear Algebra for Engineers with MATLAB® provides real-life problems that readers can use to model and solve engineering and scientific problems in fields ranging from signal processing and communications to electromagnetics and social and health sciences. Facilitating a unique understanding of rapidly evolving linear algebra and matrix methods, this book: Outlines the basic concepts and definitions behind matrices, matrix algebra, elementary matrix operations, and matrix partitions, describing their potential use in signal and image processing applications Introduces concepts of determinants, inverses, and their use in solving linear equations that result from electrical and mechanical-type systems Presents special matrices, linear vector spaces, and fundamental principles of orthogonality, using an appropriate blend of abstract and concrete examples and then discussing associated applications to enhance readers’ visualization of presented concepts Discusses linear operators, eigenvalues, and eigenvectors, and explores their use in matrix diagonalization and singular value decomposition Extends presented concepts to define matrix polynomials and compute functions using several well-known methods, such as Sylvester’s expansion and Cayley-Hamilton Introduces state space analysis and modeling techniques for discrete and continuous linear systems, and explores applications in control and electromechanical systems, to provide a complete solution for the state space equation Shows readers how to solve engineering problems using least square, weighted least square, and total least square techniques Offers a rich selection of exercises and MATLAB® assignments that build a platform to enhance readers’ understanding of the material Striking the appropriate balance between theory and real-life applications, this book provides both advanced students and professionals in the field with a valuable reference that they will continually consult.

Linear Algebra with Applications

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Author: Gareth Williams

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449679544

Category: Mathematics

Page: 589

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Updated and revised to increase clarity and further improve student learning, the Eighth Edition of Gareth Williams' classic text is designed for the introductory course in linear algebra. It provides a flexible blend of theory and engaging applications for students within engineering, science, mathematics, business management, and physics. It is organized into three parts that contain core and optional sections. There is then ample time for the instructor to select the material that gives the course the desired flavor. Part 1 introduces the basics, presenting systems of linear equations, vectors and subspaces of Rn, matrices, linear transformations, determinants, and eigenvectors. Part 2 builds on the material presented in Part1 and goes on to introduce the concepts of general vector spaces, discussing properties of bases, developing the rank/nullity theorem, and introducing spaces of matrices and functions. Part 3 completes the course with important ideas and methods of numerical linear algebra, such as ill-conditioning, pivoting, and LU decomposition. Throughout the text the author takes care to fully and clearly develop the mathematical concepts and provide modern applications to reinforce those concepts. The applications range from theoretical applications within differential equations and least square analysis, to practical applications in fields such as archeology, demography, electrical engineering and more. New exercises can be found throughout that tie back to the modern examples in the text. Key Features of the Eighth Edition: • Updated and revised throughout with new section material and exercises. • Each section begins with a motivating introduction, which ties material to the previously learned topics. • Carefully explained examples illustrate key concepts throughout the text. • Includes such new topics such as QR Factorization and Singular Value Decomposition. • Includes new applications such as a Leslie Matrix model that is used to predict birth and death patterns of animals. • Includes discussions of the role of linear algebra in many areas, such as the operation of the search engine Google and the global structure of the worldwide air transportation network. • A MATLAB manual that ties into the regular course material is included as an appendix. These ideas can be implemented on any matrix algebra software package. This manual consists of 28 sections that tie into the regular course material. • Graphing Calculator Manual included as an appendix. • A Student Solutions Manual that contains solutions to selected exercises is available as a supplement. An Instructors Complete Solutions Manual, test bank, and PowerPoint Lecture Outlines are also available. • Available with WebAssign Online Homework & Assessment

Mathematics for Physicists

Introductory Concepts and Methods

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Author: Alexander Altland,Jan von Delft

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1108471226

Category: Mathematics

Page: 600

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Introduces fundamental concepts and computational methods of mathematics from the perspective of physicists.

Linear Algebra

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Author: M. Thamban Nair,Arindama Singh

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9811309264

Category: Mathematics

Page: 341

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This book introduces the fundamental concepts, techniques and results of linear algebra that form the basis of analysis, applied mathematics and algebra. Intended as a text for undergraduate students of mathematics, science and engineering with a knowledge of set theory, it discusses the concepts that are constantly used by scientists and engineers. It also lays the foundation for the language and framework for modern analysis and its applications. Divided into seven chapters, it discusses vector spaces, linear transformations, best approximation in inner product spaces, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, block diagonalisation, triangularisation, Jordan form, singular value decomposition, polar decomposition, and many more topics that are relevant to applications. The topics chosen have become well-established over the years and are still very much in use. The approach is both geometric and algebraic. It avoids distraction from the main theme by deferring the exercises to the end of each section. These exercises aim at reinforcing the learned concepts rather than as exposing readers to the tricks involved in the computation. Problems included at the end of each chapter are relatively advanced and require a deep understanding and assimilation of the topics.

Differential Equations & Linear Algebra

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Author: Charles Henry Edwards,David E. Penney,David Calvis

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780138141028

Category: Algebras, Linear

Page: 762

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For courses in Differential Equations and Linear Algebra. Acclaimed authors Edwards and Penney combine core topics in elementary differential equations with those concepts and methods of elementary linear algebra needed for a contemporary combined introduction to differential equations and linear algebra. Known for its real-world applications and its blend of algebraic and geometric approaches, this text discusses mathematical modeling of real-world phenomena, with a fresh new computational and qualitative flavor evident throughout in figures, examples, problems, and applications. In the Third Edition, new graphics and narrative have been added as needed-yet the proven chapter and section structure remains unchanged, so that class notes and syllabi will not require revision for the new edition.

Lineare Algebra

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Author: Gilbert Strang

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3642556310

Category: Mathematics

Page: 656

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Diese Einführung in die lineare Algebra bietet einen sehr anschaulichen Zugang zum Thema. Die englische Originalausgabe wurde rasch zum Standardwerk in den Anfängerkursen des Massachusetts Institute of Technology sowie in vielen anderen nordamerikanischen Universitäten. Auch hierzulande ist dieses Buch als Grundstudiumsvorlesung für alle Studenten hervorragend lesbar. Darüber hinaus gibt es neue Impulse in der Mathematikausbildung und folgt dem Trend hin zu Anwendungen und Interdisziplinarität. Inhaltlich umfasst das Werk die Grundkenntnisse und die wichtigsten Anwendungen der linearen Algebra und eignet sich hervorragend für Studierende der Ingenieurwissenschaften, Naturwissenschaften, Mathematik und Informatik, die einen modernen Zugang zum Einsatz der linearen Algebra suchen. Ganz klar liegt hierbei der Schwerpunkt auf den Anwendungen, ohne dabei die mathematische Strenge zu vernachlässigen. Im Buch wird die jeweils zugrundeliegende Theorie mit zahlreichen Beispielen aus der Elektrotechnik, der Informatik, der Physik, Biologie und den Wirtschaftswissenschaften direkt verknüpft. Zahlreiche Aufgaben mit Lösungen runden das Werk ab.

Elementary Linear Algebra

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Author: Howard Anton

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470458216

Category: Mathematics

Page: 592

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When it comes to learning linear algebra, engineers trust Anton. The tenth edition presents the key concepts and topics along with engaging and contemporary applications. The chapters have been reorganized to bring up some of the more abstract topics and make the material more accessible. More theoretical exercises at all levels of difficulty are integrated throughout the pages, including true/false questions that address conceptual ideas. New marginal notes provide a fuller explanation when new methods and complex logical steps are included in proofs. Small-scale applications also show how concepts are applied to help engineers develop their mathematical reasoning.

Orthogonal Sets and Polar Methods in Linear Algebra

Applications to Matrix Calculations, Systems of Equations, Inequalities, and Linear Programming

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Author: Enrique Castillo,Angel Cobo,Francisco Jubete,Rosa Eva Pruneda

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118031148

Category: Mathematics

Page: 422

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A unique, applied approach to problem solving in linearalgebra Departing from the standard methods of analysis, this unique bookpresents methodologies and algorithms based on the concept oforthogonality and demonstrates their application to both standardand novel problems in linear algebra. Covering basic theory oflinear systems, linear inequalities, and linear programming, itfocuses on elegant, computationally simple solutions to real-worldphysical, economic, and engineering problems. The authors clearlyexplain the reasons behind the analysis of different structures andconcepts and use numerous illustrative examples to correlate themathematical models to the reality they represent. Readers aregiven precise guidelines for: * Checking the equivalence of two systems * Solving a system in certain selected variables * Modifying systems of equations * Solving linear systems of inequalities * Using the new exterior point method * Modifying a linear programming problem With few prerequisites, but with plenty of figures and tables,end-of-chapter exercises as well as Java and Mathematica programsavailable from the authors' Web site, this is an invaluabletext/reference for mathematicians, engineers, applied scientists,and graduate students in mathematics.

Linear Algebra and Projective Geometry

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Author: Reinhold Baer

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486154661

Category: Mathematics

Page: 336

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Geared toward upper-level undergraduates and graduate students, this text establishes that projective geometry and linear algebra are essentially identical. The supporting evidence consists of theorems offering an algebraic demonstration of certain geometric concepts. 1952 edition.

Calculus: Concepts and Methods

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Author: Ken Binmore,Joan Davies

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139643622

Category: Mathematics

Page: N.A

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The pebbles used in ancient abacuses gave their name to the calculus, which today is a fundamental tool in business, economics, engineering and the sciences. This introductory book takes readers gently from single to multivariate calculus and simple differential and difference equations. Unusually the book offers a wide range of applications in business and economics, as well as more conventional scientific examples. Ideas from univariate calculus and linear algebra are covered as needed, often from a new perspective. They are reinforced in the two-dimensional case, which is studied in detail before generalisation to higher dimensions. Although there are no theorems or formal proofs, this is a serious book in which conceptual issues are explained carefully using numerous geometric devices and a wealth of worked examples, diagrams and exercises. Mathematica has been used to generate many beautiful and accurate, full-colour illustrations to help students visualise complex mathematical objects. This adds to the accessibility of the text, which will appeal to a wide audience among students of mathematics, economics and science.

Introduction to Linear Algebra and Differential Equations

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Author: John W. Dettman

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486651910

Category: Mathematics

Page: 404

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Excellent introductory text for students with one year of calculus. Topics include complex numbers, determinants, orthonormal bases, symmetric and hermitian matrices, first order non-linear equations, linear differential equations, Laplace transforms, Bessel functions and boundary-value problems. Includes 48 black-and-white illustrations. Exercises with solutions. Index.

Linear Algebra: A Modern Introduction

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Author: David Poole

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285463242

Category: Mathematics

Page: 720

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David Poole's innovative LINEAR ALGEBRA: A MODERN INTRODUCTION, 4e emphasizes a vectors approach and better prepares students to make the transition from computational to theoretical mathematics. Balancing theory and applications, the book is written in a conversational style and combines a traditional presentation with a focus on student-centered learning. Theoretical, computational, and applied topics are presented in a flexible yet integrated way. Stressing geometric understanding before computational techniques, vectors and vector geometry are introduced early to help students visualize concepts and develop mathematical maturity for abstract thinking. Additionally, the book includes ample applications drawn from a variety of disciplines, which reinforce the fact that linear algebra is a valuable tool for modeling real-life problems. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

A Concise Introduction to Linear Algebra

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Author: Géza Schay

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0817683259

Category: Mathematics

Page: 330

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Building on the author's previous edition on the subject (Introduction to Linear Algebra, Jones & Bartlett, 1996), this book offers a refreshingly concise text suitable for a standard course in linear algebra, presenting a carefully selected array of essential topics that can be thoroughly covered in a single semester. Although the exposition generally falls in line with the material recommended by the Linear Algebra Curriculum Study Group, it notably deviates in providing an early emphasis on the geometric foundations of linear algebra. This gives students a more intuitive understanding of the subject and enables an easier grasp of more abstract concepts covered later in the course. The focus throughout is rooted in the mathematical fundamentals, but the text also investigates a number of interesting applications, including a section on computer graphics, a chapter on numerical methods, and many exercises and examples using MATLAB. Meanwhile, many visuals and problems (a complete solutions manual is available to instructors) are included to enhance and reinforce understanding throughout the book. Brief yet precise and rigorous, this work is an ideal choice for a one-semester course in linear algebra targeted primarily at math or physics majors. It is a valuable tool for any professor who teaches the subject.

Lineare Algebra

Einführung, Grundlagen, Übungen

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Author: Howard Anton

Publisher: Springer Verlag

ISBN: 9783827403247

Category: Mathematics

Page: 680

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In Ihrer Hand liegt ein Lehrbuch - in sieben englischsprachigen Ausgaben praktisch erprobt - das Sie mit groem didaktischen Geschick, zudem angereichert mit zahlreichen Ubungsaufgaben, in die Grundlagen der linearen Algebra einfuhrt. Kenntnisse der Analysis werden fur das Verstandnis nicht generell vorausgesetzt, sind jedoch fur einige besonders gekennzeichnete Beispiele notig. Padagogisch erfahren, behandelt der Autor grundlegende Beweise im laufenden Text; fur den interessierten Leser jedoch unverzichtbare Beweise finden sich am Ende der entsprechenden Kapitel. Ein weiterer Vorzug des Buches: Die Darstellung der Zusammenhange zwischen den einzelnen Stoffgebieten - linearen Gleichungssystemen, Matrizen, Determinanten, Vektoren, linearen Transformationen und Eigenwerten.