Linear Algebra Through Geometry

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Author: Thomas Banchoff,John Wermer

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1461243904

Category: Mathematics

Page: 308

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This book introduces the concepts of linear algebra through the careful study of two and three-dimensional Euclidean geometry. This approach makes it possible to start with vectors, linear transformations, and matrices in the context of familiar plane geometry and to move directly to topics such as dot products, determinants, eigenvalues, and quadratic forms. The later chapters deal with n-dimensional Euclidean space and other finite-dimensional vector space.

Lineare Algebra

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Author: Werner Greub

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3642663850

Category: Mathematics

Page: 222

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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.

Die Gruppentheoretische Methode in der Quantenmechanik

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Author: Bartel Leendert van der Waerden

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3662021870

Category: Mathematics

Page: 160

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Dieser Buchtitel ist Teil des Digitalisierungsprojekts Springer Book Archives mit Publikationen, die seit den Anfängen des Verlags von 1842 erschienen sind. Der Verlag stellt mit diesem Archiv Quellen für die historische wie auch die disziplingeschichtliche Forschung zur Verfügung, die jeweils im historischen Kontext betrachtet werden müssen. Dieser Titel erschien in der Zeit vor 1945 und wird daher in seiner zeittypischen politisch-ideologischen Ausrichtung vom Verlag nicht beworben.

An Introduction to Wavelets Through Linear Algebra

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Author: M.W. Frazier

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3642855709

Category: Mathematics

Page: 503

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Mathematics majors at Michigan State University take a "Capstone" course near the end of their undergraduate careers. The content of this course varies with each offering. Its purpose is to bring together different topics from the undergraduate curriculum and introduce students to a developing area in mathematics. This text was originally written for a Capstone course. Basic wavelet theory is a natural topic for such a course. By name, wavelets date back only to the 1980s. On the boundary between mathematics and engineering, wavelet theory shows students that mathematics research is still thriving, with important applications in areas such as image compression and the numerical solution of differential equations. The author believes that the essentials of wavelet theory are sufficiently elementary to be taught successfully to advanced undergraduates. This text is intended for undergraduates, so only a basic background in linear algebra and analysis is assumed. We do not require familiarity with complex numbers and the roots of unity.

Mathematik im mittelalterlichen Islam

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Author: J. L. Berggren

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 9783540766889

Category: Mathematics

Page: 200

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Die Mathematik im mittelalterlichen Islam hatte großen Einfluss auf die allgemeine Entwicklung des Faches. Der Autor beschreibt diese Periode der Geschichte der Mathematik und bezieht sich dabei auf die arabischsprachigen Quellen. Zu den behandelten Themen gehören Dezimalrechnen, Geometrie, ebene und sphärische Trigonometrie, Algebra sowie die Approximation von Wurzeln von Gleichungen. Das Buch wendet sich an Mathematikhistoriker und -studenten, aber auch an alle Interessierten mit Mathematikkenntnissen der weiterführenden Schule.

Grundlagen der Linearen Algebra für Dummies

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Author: Mary Jane Sterling

Publisher: VCH

ISBN: 9783527706204

Category:

Page: 342

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Für so manchen Zeitgenossen ist das Land Mathematien wüst und grau und der Weg, die Lineare Algebra zu verstehen, ist besonders stolpersteinig und öd. Aber haben Sie erst einmal die Grundlagen verstanden, ist der Rest nur noch halb so schwer. Mary Jane Sterling hilft Ihnen in diesem Buch auf die Sprünge. Sie erklärt Ihnen, wie Sie mit Vektoren rechnen, die Matrizenalgebra meistern, Linearkombinationen in ihre Schranken weisen, sich behende im Vektorraum bewegen, Eigenwert und Eigenvektor zu guten Freunden machen und vieles mehr. Stellen Sie mit diesem Buch Ihre Kenntnisse der Linearen Algebra auf eine solide Grundlage.

Von Fermat bis Minkowski

Eine Vorlesung über Zahlentheorie und ihre Entwicklung

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Author: W. Scharlau,H. Opolka

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3642618499

Category: Mathematics

Page: 226

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Algebra Through Practice: Volume 4, Linear Algebra

A Collection of Problems in Algebra with Solutions

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Author: T. S. Blyth,E. F. Robertson

Publisher: CUP Archive

ISBN: 9780521272896

Category: Mathematics

Page: 116

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Problem-solving is an art central to understanding and ability in mathematics. With this series of books, the authors have provided a selection of worked examples, problems with complete solutions and test papers designed to be used with or instead of standard textbooks on algebra. For the convenience of the reader, a key explaining how the present books may be used in conjunction with some of the major textbooks is included. Each volume is divided into sections that begin with some notes on notation and prerequisites. The majority of the material is aimed at the students of average ability but some sections contain more challenging problems. By working through the books, the student will gain a deeper understanding of the fundamental concepts involved, and practice in the formulation, and so solution, of other problems. Books later in the series cover material at a more advanced level than the earlier titles, although each is, within its own limits, self-contained.

Linear Algebra and Geometry

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Author: Kam-Tim Leung

Publisher: Hong Kong University Press

ISBN: 0856561118

Category: Mathematics

Page: 320

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Linear algebra is now included in the undergraduate curriculum of most universities. It is generally recognized that this branch of algebra, being less abstract and directly motivated by geometry, is easier to understand than some other branches and that because of the wide applications it should be taught as soon as possible. This book is an extension of the lecture notes for a course in algebra and geometry for first-year undergraduates of mathematics and physical sciences. Except for some rudimentary knowledge in the language of set theory the prerequisites for using the main part of the book do not go beyond form VI level. Since it is intended for use by beginners, much care is taken to explain new theories by building up from intuitive ideas and by many illustrative examples, though the general level of presentation is thoroughly axiomatic. Another feature of the book for the more capable students is the introduction of the language and ideas of category theory through which a deeper understanding of linear algebra can be achieved.

Challenges and Strategies in Teaching Linear Algebra

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Author: Sepideh Stewart,Christine Andrews-Larson,Avi Berman,Michelle Zandieh

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319668110

Category: Education

Page: 382

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This book originated from a Discussion Group (Teaching Linear Algebra) that was held at the 13th International Conference on Mathematics Education (ICME-13). The aim was to consider and highlight current efforts regarding research and instruction on teaching and learning linear algebra from around the world, and to spark new collaborations. As the outcome of the two-day discussion at ICME-13, this book focuses on the pedagogy of linear algebra with a particular emphasis on tasks that are productive for learning. The main themes addressed include: theoretical perspectives on the teaching and learning of linear algebra; empirical analyses related to learning particular content in linear algebra; the use of technology and dynamic geometry software; and pedagogical discussions of challenging linear algebra tasks. Drawing on the expertise of mathematics education researchers and research mathematicians with experience in teaching linear algebra, this book gathers work from nine countries: Austria, Germany, Israel, Ireland, Mexico, Slovenia, Turkey, the USA and Zimbabwe.

Linear Algebra

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Author: Klaus Jänich

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780387941288

Category: Mathematics

Page: 206

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This book covers the material of an introductory course in linear algebra. Topics include sets and maps, vector spaces, bases, linear maps, matrices, determinants, systems of linear equations, Euclidean spaces, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, diagonalization of self-adjoint operators, and classification of matrices. It contains multiple choice tests with commented answers.

Differential Geometry of Curves and Surfaces, Second Edition

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Author: Thomas F. Banchoff,Stephen T. Lovett

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1482247372

Category: Mathematics

Page: 414

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Differential Geometry of Curves and Surfaces, Second Edition takes both an analytical/theoretical approach and a visual/intuitive approach to the local and global properties of curves and surfaces. Requiring only multivariable calculus and linear algebra, it develops students’ geometric intuition through interactive computer graphics applets supported by sound theory. The book explains the reasons for various definitions while the interactive applets offer motivation for certain definitions, allow students to explore examples further, and give a visual explanation of complicated theorems. The ability to change parametric curves and parametrized surfaces in an applet lets students probe the concepts far beyond what static text permits. New to the Second Edition Reworked presentation to make it more approachable More exercises, both introductory and advanced New section on the application of differential geometry to cartography Additional investigative project ideas Significantly reorganized material on the Gauss–Bonnet theorem Two new sections dedicated to hyperbolic and spherical geometry as applications of intrinsic geometry A new chapter on curves and surfaces in Rn Suitable for an undergraduate-level course or self-study, this self-contained textbook and online software applets provide students with a rigorous yet intuitive introduction to the field of differential geometry. The text gives a detailed introduction of definitions, theorems, and proofs and includes many types of exercises appropriate for daily or weekly assignments. The applets can be used for computer labs, in-class illustrations, exploratory exercises, or self-study aids.

Naive Mengenlehre

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Author: Paul R. Halmos

Publisher: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht

ISBN: 9783525405277

Category: Arithmetic

Page: 132

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5000 Jahre Geometrie

Geschichte, Kulturen, Menschen

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Author: Christoph J. Scriba,Peter Schreiber

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3540271864

Category: Mathematics

Page: 630

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Lange bevor die Schrift entwickelt wurde, hat der Mensch geometrische Strukturen wahrgenommen und systematisch verwendet: ob beim Weben oder Flechten einfacher zweidimensionaler Muster oder beim Bauen mit dreidimensionalen Körpern. Das Buch liefert einen faszinierenden Überblick über die geometrischen Vorstellungen und Erkenntnisse der Menschheit von der Urgesellschaft bis hin zu den mathematischen und künstlerischen Ideen des 20. Jahrhunderts.

Practical Linear Algebra

A Geometry Toolbox, Third Edition

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Author: Gerald Farin,Dianne Hansford

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1498759777

Category: Computers

Page: 514

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Through many examples and real-world applications, Practical Linear Algebra: A Geometry Toolbox, Third Edition teaches undergraduate-level linear algebra in a comprehensive, geometric, and algorithmic way. Designed for a one-semester linear algebra course at the undergraduate level, the book gives instructors the option of tailoring the course for the primary interests: math, engineering, science, computer graphics, and geometric modeling. New to the Third Edition More exercises and applications Coverage of singular value decomposition and its application to the pseudoinverse, principal components analysis, and image compression More attention to eigen-analysis, including eigenfunctions and the Google matrix Greater emphasis on orthogonal projections and matrix decompositions, which are tied to repeated themes such as the concept of least squares To help students better visualize and understand the material, the authors introduce the fundamental concepts of linear algebra first in a two-dimensional setting and then revisit these concepts and others in a three-dimensional setting. They also discuss higher dimensions in various real-life applications. Triangles, polygons, conics, and curves are introduced as central applications of linear algebra. Instead of using the standard theorem-proof approach, the text presents many examples and instructional illustrations to help students develop a robust, intuitive understanding of the underlying concepts. The authors’ website also offers the illustrations for download and includes Mathematica® code and other ancillary materials.

Computing the Continuous Discretely

Integer-point Enumeration in Polyhedra

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Author: Matthias Beck,Sinai Robins

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0387461124

Category: Mathematics

Page: 227

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This textbook illuminates the field of discrete mathematics with examples, theory, and applications of the discrete volume of a polytope. The authors have weaved a unifying thread through basic yet deep ideas in discrete geometry, combinatorics, and number theory. We encounter here a friendly invitation to the field of "counting integer points in polytopes", and its various connections to elementary finite Fourier analysis, generating functions, the Frobenius coin-exchange problem, solid angles, magic squares, Dedekind sums, computational geometry, and more. With 250 exercises and open problems, the reader feels like an active participant.

Introduction to Calculus and Classical Analysis

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Author: Omar Hijab

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0387693165

Category: Mathematics

Page: 342

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Intended for an honors calculus course or for an introduction to analysis, this is an ideal text for undergraduate majors since it covers rigorous analysis, computational dexterity, and a breadth of applications. The book contains many remarkable features: * complete avoidance of /epsilon-/delta arguments by using sequences instead * definition of the integral as the area under the graph, while area is defined for every subset of the plane * complete avoidance of complex numbers * heavy emphasis on computational problems * applications from many parts of analysis, e.g. convex conjugates, Cantor set, continued fractions, Bessel functions, the zeta functions, and many more * 344 problems with solutions in the back of the book.