Advanced Linear Algebra (Graduate Texts in Mathematics #135) (Hardcover)

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Advanced Linear Algebra (Graduate Texts in Mathematics #135) By Steven Roman Cover Image


This is a graduate level textbook covering an especially broad range of topics. The first part of the book contains a careful but rapid discussion of the basics of linear algebra, including vector spaces, linear transformations, quotient spaces, and isomorphism theorems. The author then proceeds to a discussion of modules, emphasizing a comparison with vector spaces. A thorough discussion of inner product spaces, eigenvalues, eigenvectors, and finite dimensional spectral theory follows, culminating in the finite dimensional spectral theorem for normal operators. The new edition has been revised and contains a chapter on the QR decomposition, singular values and pseudoinverses, and a chapter on convexity, separation and positive solutions to linear systems.

From the reviews of the first edition:

"The book is very well written and has a good set of exercises. It is a suitable choice as a graduate textbook as well as a reference book." A.A. Jafarian for ZentralblattMATH

About the Author

Dr. Roman has authored 32 books, including a number of books on mathematics, such as Introduction to the Finance of Mathematics, Coding and Information Theory, and Field Theory, published by Springer-Verlag. He has also written Modules in Mathematics, a series of 15 small books designed for the general college-level liberal arts student. Besides his books for O'Reilly, Dr. Roman has written two other computer books, both published by Springer-Verlag.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780387728285
ISBN-10: 0387728287
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: October 8th, 2007
Pages: 525
Language: English
Series: Graduate Texts in Mathematics