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Chapters include: Vectors in Rn and Cn * Matrix Algebra * Linear Equations * Vector Spaces * Linear Mappings * Linear Mapings and Matrices * Inner Product Spaces, Orthogonality * Determinants * Diagonalization: Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors * Canonical Forms * Linear Functionals and the Dual Space * Bilinear, Quadratic, and Hermitian Forms * Linear Operators on Inner Product Spaces * Polynomials
This third edition of the successful outline in linear algebra--which sold more than 400,000 copies in its past two editions--has been thoroughly updated to increase its applicability to the fields in which linear algebra is now essential: computer science, engineering, mathematics, physics, and quantitative analysis. Revised coverage includes new problems relevant to computer science and a revised chapter on linear equations.
About the Author
Seymour Lipschutz, Ph.D. (Philadelphia, PA), is presently on the Mathematics faculty at Temple Univeristy. He has written more than 15 Schaum's Outlines.Marc Lipson, Ph.D. (Philadelphia, PA), is on the mathematical faculty of the University of Georgia. He is co-author of Schaum's Outline of Discrete Mathematics.
Table of Contents
Vectors in R and C, Spatial Vectors.
Algebra of Matrices.
Systems of Linear Equations.
Linear Mappings and Matrices.
Inner Product Spaces, Orthogonality.
Diagolnalization: Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors.
Linear Functionals and the Dual Space.
Bilinear, Quadratic, and Hermitian Forms.
Linear Operators on Inner Product Spaces.
List of Symbols.