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.

Exam Prep for: Computer Algebra: Concepts and Techniques

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Author: Dave Mason

Publisher: Rico Publications

ISBN: N.A

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Page: N.A

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5,600 Exam Prep questions and answers. Ebooks, Textbooks, Courses, Books Simplified as questions and answers by Rico Publications. Very effective study tools especially when you only have a limited amount of time. They work with your textbook or without a textbook and can help you to review and learn essential terms, people, places, events, and key concepts.

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.

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 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

Differential Equations and Linear Algebra

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Author: Charles Henry Edwards,David E. Penney

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780136054252

Category: Mathematics

Page: 762

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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 book discusses mathematical modeling of real-world phenomena, with a fresh new computational and qualitative flavor evident throughout in figures, examples, problems, and applications. First-Order Differential Equations; Mathematical Models and Numerical Methods; Linear Systems and Matrices; Vector Spaces; Higher-Order Linear Differential Equations; Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors; Linear Systems of Differential Equations; Matrix Exponential Methods; Nonlinear Systems and Phenomena; Laplace Transform Methods; Power Series Methods. For future math majors, engineers, or scientists that have taken two or three semesters of Calculus.

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.

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.