Synopses & Reviews
Derived from an encyclopedic six-volume survey, this accessible text by a prominent Soviet mathematician offers a concrete approach, with an emphasis on applications. Containing material not otherwise available to English-language readers, the three-part treatment covers determinants and systems of equations, matrix theory, and group theory. Problem sets, with hints and answers, conclude each chapter. 1961 edition.
This accessible text by a Soviet mathematician features material not otherwise available to English-language readers. Its three-part treatment covers determinants and systems of equations, matrix theory, and group theory. 1961 edition.
Table of Contents
Preface1. Determinants and Their Properties2. Solution of Systems of Linear Equations3. Linear Transformations4. Quadratic Forms5. Infinite-Dimensional Spaces6. Reduction of Matrices to Canonical Form7. Elements of the General Theory of Groups8. Representations of Groups9. Continuois GroupsAppendixBibliographyHints and AnswersIndex