A First Course in Linear Algebra
by Robert A. Beezer
Publisher: University of Puget Sound 2010
Number of pages: 1035
A First Course in Linear Algebra is an introductory textbook aimed at college-level sophomores and juniors. Typically such a student will have taken calculus, but this is not a prerequisite. The book begins with systems of linear equations, then covers matrix algebra, before taking up finite-dimensional vector spaces in full generality. The final chapter covers matrix representations of linear transformations, through diagonalization, change of basis and Jordan canonical form. Along the way, determinants and eigenvalues get fair time.
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by Andrew Baker - University of Glasgow
The text covers basic ideas and techniques of Linear Algebra that are applicable in many subjects including the physical and chemical sciences, and statistics. These notes were originally written for a course at the University of Glasgow.
by Marcel B. Finan - Arkansas Tech University
This book is addressed primarely to second and third year college students who have already had a course in calculus and analytic geometry. Its aim is solely to learn the basic theory of linear algebra within a semester period.
by Sergei Treil
This book covers a first course of linear algebra, it introduces mathematically advanced students to rigorous proof and formal definitions. The author of the text tried to emphasize topics important for analysis, geometry and probability.
by Wilfred Kaplan, Donald J. Lewis - University of Michigan Library
In the second volume of Calculus and Linear Algebra, the concept of linear algebra is further developed and applied to geometry, many-variable calculus, and differential equations. This volume introduces many novel ideas and proofs.