Strang Essays In Linear Algebra Pdf Strang
by Gilbert Strang

2016 / x + 574 pages / Hardcover / 9780980232776 / List Price $95.00 / SIAM Member Price $66.50 / Order Code WC14
This fifth edition replaces:
 Introduction to Linear Algebra, Fourth Edition(Order Code WC09, ISBN 9780980232714)
 Introduction to Linear Algebra, Third Edition (Order Code WC06, ISBN 9780961408893)
which are no longer available.
Published by WellesleyCambridge Press. Distributed by SIAM.
Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction to Vectors;
Chapter 2: Solving Linear Equations;
Chapter 3: Vector Spaces and Subspaces;
Chapter 4: Orthogonality;
Chapter 5: Determinants;
Chapter 6: Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors;
Chapter 7: The Singular Value Decomposition (SVD);
Chapter 8: Linear Transformations;
Chapter 9: Complex Vectors and Matrices;
Chapter 10: Applications;
Chapter 11: Numerical Linear Algebra;
Chapter 12: Linear Algebra in Probability & Statistics;
Matrix Factorizations;
Index;
Six Great Theorems/Linear Algebra in a Nutshell.
This book is designed to help students understand and solve the four central problems of linear algebra:
Ax = b  n by n  Chapters 12  Linear systems 
Ax = b  m by n  Chapters 34  Least squares 
Ax = λx  n by n  Chapters 56  Eigenvalues 
Av = σu  m by n  Chapters 78  Singular values 
The diagram on the front cover shows the four fundamental subspaces for the matrix A. Those subspaces lead to the Fundamental Theorem of Linear Algebra:
 The dimensions of the four subspaces
 The orthogonality of the two pairs
 The best bases for all four subspaces
This is the textbook that accompanies the author's video lectures and the review material on MIT's IOpenCourseWare.
ocw.mit.edu and math.mit.edu/linearalgebra
Audience
Many universities and colleges (and now high schools) use this textbook. Chapters 812 are for a second course on linear algebra.
About the Author
Gilbert Strang is a Professor of Mathematics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an Honorary Fellow of Balliol College, of the University of Oxford. His current research interests include linear algebra, wavelets and filter banks, applied mathematics, and engineering mathematics. He is the author or coauthor of eight textbooks. Professor Strang served as SIAM's president from 19992000, chaired the US National Committee on Mathematics from 2003–2004, and won the John von Neumann Medal of the U.S. Association of Computational Mechanics in 2005 and the Henrici Prize in 2007. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a member of the National Academy of Sciences.
ISBN: 9780980232776
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'... this delightful book is a most welcome addition to the library of any mathematician with an interest in applied linear analysis.' Vicentiu D. Radulescu, Zentralblatt MATH
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Expository papers by a renowned mathematician and educator on the theory and applications of linear algebra, with video lectures on http://ocw.mit.edu. This text will be useful to students and researchers across all numerate disciplines and the author's commentary will appeal to those interested in mathematics as a human endeavour.
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Editorial Reviews
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'... this delightful book is a most welcome addition to the library of any mathematician with an interest in applied linear analysis.' Vicentiu D. Radulescu, Zentralblatt MATH
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Book Description
Expository papers by a renowned mathematician and educator on the theory and applications of linear algebra, with video lectures on http://ocw.mit.edu. This text will be useful to students and researchers across all numerate disciplines and the author's commentary will appeal to those interested in mathematics as a human endeavour.
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Editorial Reviews
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'... this delightful book is a most welcome addition to the library of any mathematician with an interest in applied linear analysis.' Vicentiu D. Radulescu, Zentralblatt MATH
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Book Description
Expository papers by a renowned mathematician and educator on the theory and applications of linear algebra, with video lectures on http://ocw.mit.edu. This text will be useful to students and researchers across all numerate disciplines and the author's commentary will appeal to those interested in mathematics as a human endeavour.
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