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Author Strang, Gilbert.

Title Essays in linear algebra / Gilbert Strang.

Published Wellesley, Mass. : Wellesley-Cambridge Press ; Cambridge : distributed by Cambridge University Press, [2012]
©2012

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 UniM ERC  512.5 STRA    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 342 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 329-339) and index.
Contents Essays in Linear Algebra. 1. Perfect bases for the four subspaces ; 2. Four subspaces from a graph ; 3. My favorite matrix ; 4. The ultimate in echelon forms ; 5. Diagonalizing a symmetric matrix ; 6. Pascal's triangle in three matrices ; 7. Can the factors be sparse? ; 8. The eigenvalues of AB + BA ; 9. Factoring into very special matrices ; 10. Toeplitz matrices and circulants ; 11. The joint spectral radius of A and B ; 12. Banded matrices have remarkable inverses -- Essays in Calculus. 13. The fundamental theorem of calculus ; 14. The great function of calculus ; 15. Thin strips and small triangles in calculus ; 16. Chaos in Newton's method ; 17. Optical illusions for y = sin n -- Essays in Applied Mathematics. 18. The principles of applied mathematics ; 19. A minimum equals a maximum ; 20. Aiming directly at the solution ; 21. A chair through a door -- Essays in Computational Science. 22. Eight cosine transforms ; 23. The ideas behind finite elements ; 24. The Strang-Fix conditions ; 25. Wavelets in music and television ; 26. Scaling functions lead to wavelets ; 27. Old and new splitting methods -- An essay about books.
Subject Algebras, Linear.
Matrices.
ISBN 9780980232769 (hbk.)
0980232767 (hbk.)