Linear Algebra: An Introduction to Mathematical Discourse
Publisher: Wikibooks 2011
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. This book attempts to build students up from a background where mathematics is simply a tool that provides useful calculations to the point where the students have a grasp of the clear and precise nature of mathematics.
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by Paul Dawkins - Lamar University
These topics are covered: Systems of Equations and Matrices; Determinants; Euclidean n-space; Vector Spaces; Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors. These notes do assume that the reader has a good working knowledge of basic Algebra.
by Ken Kuttler - Lyryx
The book presents an introduction to the fascinating subject of linear algebra. It is designed as a course in linear algebra for students who have a reasonable understanding of basic algebra. Major topics of linear algebra are presented in detail.
by Peter Saveliev - Intelligent Perception
This is a textbook for a one-semester course in linear algebra and vector spaces. An emphasis is made on the coordinate free analysis. The course mimics in some ways a modern algebra course. Calculus is a prerequisite for the course.
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.