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 David Cherney, Tom Denton, Andrew Waldron - UC Davis
This textbook is suitable for a sophomore level linear algebra course taught in about twenty-five lectures. It is designed both for engineering and science majors, but has enough abstraction to be useful for potential math majors.
by Arak Mathai, Hans J. Haubold - De Gruyter Open
This textbook on linear algebra is written to be easy to digest by non-mathematicians. It introduces the concepts of vector spaces and mappings between them without dwelling on theorems and proofs too much. It is also designed to be self-contained.
The book was designed specifically for students who had not previously been exposed to mathematics as mathematicians view it. That is, as a subject whose goal is to rigorously prove theorems starting from clear consistent definitions.
by J. Strom, K. Astrom, T. Akenine-Moller - immersivemath
This is a linear algebra book built around interactive illustrations. Each chapter starts with an intuitive concrete example that practically shows how the math works using interactive illustrations. After that, the more formal math is introduced.