Introduction to Linear Algebra (4th Edition)
- Publish Date: 1997-06-01
- Binding: Hardcover
- Author: Professor Emeritus of the History of Art Lee Johnson
A popular linear algebra text that is especially suitable for courses taught to engineering students - this text makes an early introduction of eigenvalues which supports them in other areas of their study. This new edition features technology, particularly MATLAB, with the inclusion of MATLAB projects at chapter ends providing hands-on experience with software. The MATLAB appendix makes students feel comfortable using Matlab with typical linear algebra problems. *Linear combinations introduced early providing a gradual increase in the level of abstraction so students 'ease' their way into abstract topics. *Eigenvalues are introduced and covered in depth early so that engineering students have the background they need for their other classes. *Inclusion of MATLAB examples and exercises throughout allow optional use of technology. *New applications included that show actual uses of concepts; data sources are often cited.