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2 edition of **Second course in algebra** found in the catalog.

Second course in algebra

Engelhardt, Fred

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Published
**1940** by The John C. Winston company in Philadelphia, Chicago [etc.] .

Written in English

- Algebra.

**Edition Notes**

Statement | by Fred Engelhardt and Leonard D. Haertter. |

Contributions | Haertter, Leonard D. 1895- joint author. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA152 .E65 1940 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | viii, 423 p. |

Number of Pages | 423 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL6403002M |

LC Control Number | 40012576 |

OCLC/WorldCa | 3192721 |

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This book supports the value of understanding linear algebra. Each topic builds upon previously developed material. But rarely, even when solid courses are taken at the junior or senior levels, do these students have an adequate working knowledge of the subject to be useful in graduate work or in research and development activities in government and industry. I could see how this might be a good reference book for Linear Algebra, but I'm using this text in my first course on the subject and it's very very frustrating that it doesn't have the answers to over half of the problems it gives you to work.

In consequence, many graduate courses in mathematics, applied mathe matics, or applications develop certain parts of matrix theory as needed. It is also a subject of great mathematical beauty. This book is the first textbook-level account of basic examples and techniques in this area. Normal matrices and the spectral theorem;

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The characteristic polynomial and algebraic multiplicity; Kaplansky manages to condense the subject down to its essentials diagonalization, the law of inertia, Witt cancellation theorem, etc.

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It is also a subject of great mathematical beauty. Unitary matrices; 7. Attention is also paid to Hermitian inner products, the theory over fields of characteristic 2, and to infinite-dimensional cases.

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Grammatical Errors. Other topics covered in these chapters include matrix norms, Householder transformations, eigenvalue computation, numerical range, and simultaneous triangulation. Unitary matrices were defined way back in chapter 2, but unitary similarity is discussed here.

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There are chapters here devoted to such traditional combinatorial topics as graphs, digraphs, and block designs, and also linear algebra topics that have a combinatorial slant e.

A decent background in abstract algebra is also required at times in the first two chapters, but generally speaking a student without such a background can just skip over a technical point or two and continue on.

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Chapter 3 begins with the definition of an affine plane. First, the proof of the existence of the Jordan Canonical form is not one generally found in the textbook literature; the author credits it to a talk by Paul Halmos at a meeting of the International Linear Algebra Society that she attended.

One can find a list of past errata changes on the book page on openstax. The double bet of the book is to be able to be a complete textbook … and at the same time to become a useful reference text for research work on the subject.The new chapters about applications of the SVD, probability and statistics, and Principal Component Analysis in finance and genetics, make it also a textbook for a second course, plus a resource at work.

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