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 Robert A. Beezer - University of Puget Sound
Introductory textbook for college-level sophomores and juniors. It covers systems of linear equations, matrix algebra, finite-dimensional vector spaces, matrix representations of linear transformations, diagonalization, Jordan canonical form, etc.
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 Benjamin McKay - University College Cork
These notes are drawn from lectures given for a first year introduction to linear algebra. The prerequisites for this course are arithmetic and elementary algebra, and some comfort and facility with proofs, particularly using mathematical induction.