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 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 Jim Hefferon - Saint Michael's College
This is an undergraduate linear algebra textbook, it covers linear systems, Gauss' method, vector spaces, linear maps and matrices, determinants, and eigenvectors and eigenvalues. Each chapter is followed by additional topics and applications.
by Wilfred Kaplan, Donald J. Lewis - University of Michigan Library
The first volume covers vectors in the plane and one-variable calculus. The two volumes provide material for a freshman-sophomore course in calculus in which linear algebra is gradually introduced and blended with the calculus.
by W. Keith Nicholson - Lyryx
The aim of the text is to achieve a balance among computational skills, theory, and applications of linear algebra. It is a relatively advanced introduction to the ideas and techniques of linear algebra targeted for science and engineering students.