Practical linear algebra : a geometry toolbox

Farin, Gerald E

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  • Creator Gerald Farin, Dianne Hansford
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication
    • Third edition
    • Boca Raton : CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, [2014]
    • ©2014
  • Physical Details
    • xvi, 498 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 1466579587, 9781466579569, 1466579560, 9781466579583
  • OCLC ocn844245257, ocn900652427


  • "Practical Linear Algebra covers all the concepts in a traditional undergraduate-level linear algebra course, but with a focus on practical applications. The book develops these fundamental concepts in 2D and 3D with a strong emphasis on geometric understanding before presenting the general (n-dimensional) concept. The book does not employ a theorem/proof structure, and it spends very little time on tedious, by-hand calculations (e.g., reduction to row-echelon form), which in most job applications are performed by products such as Mathematica. Instead the book presents concepts through examples and applications."--


  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
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