Linear Algebra and Matrix Theory

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9780122829703: Linear Algebra and Matrix Theory

Intended for a serious first course or a second course, this textbook will carry students beyond eigenvalues and eigenvectors to the classification of bilinear forms, to normal matrices, to spectral decompositions, and to the Jordan form. The authors approach their subject in a comprehensive and accessible manner, presenting notation and terminology clearly and concisely, and providing smooth transitions between topics. The examples and exercises are well designed and will aid diligent students in understanding both computational and theoretical aspects. In all, the straightest, smoothest path to the heart of linear algebra.

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* Presents clear and direct explanations.
* Includes classroom tested material.
* Bridges the gap from lower division to upper division work.
* Allows instructors alternatives for introductory or second-level courses.

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Jimmie Gilbert was Professor of Mathematics at the University of South Carolina, Upstate. He received his Ph.D from Auburn University with a specialty in Linear and Abstract Algebras. He authored the first edition of Elements of Modern Algebra in 1970, joined on subsequent editions by his wife and longtime co-author Linda Gilbert. Together they have published titles in College Algebra, Precalculus, College Algebra and Trigonometry, Trigonometry, Intermediate Algebra, and another Cengage Learning title, Linear Algebra and Matrix Theory, now in its second edition. He and Linda have 6 children and 8 grandchildren. In his leisure time Jimmie enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, and gardening.

Linda Gilbert received her Ph.D. from Louisiana Tech University with a specialty in Linear and Abstract Algebras. She has been writing textbooks since 1981 with her husband Jimmie Gilbert, including ELEMENTS OF MODERN ALGEBRA and LINEAR ALGEBRA and MATRIX THEORY (now in its second edition) with Cengage Learning, plus titles in College Algebra, Precalculus, College Algebra and Trigonometry, Trigonometry, and Intermediate Algebra.

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"...the material is well-written, it will be easy to teach from, and the students will find it easy to read and study from."
-Jackie Garner, University of Arkansas
"Jimmie and Linda Gilbert...present material at the appropriate level in a quick and concise manner....Some...texts do not develop enough mathematical sophistication to enable the transition to junior- or senior-level linear algebra courses. The Gilbert text does!"
--Melvyn Jeter, Illinois WesleyanUniversity
"The notation and terminology are clear and concise and the flow of topics and concepts is smooth."
-Ed Dixon, Tennessee Technological University
"I am...quite enthusiastic about the arrangement of topics which the Gilberts have chosen....(The Gilberts Chapter 1 plays as a sort of overture, in which the main elements of vector space theory are laid out in a comfortable space, while due attention is paid to the role of computation. I think this type of start to a course would orient the students properly toward general vector space theory, rather than having them come upon the annoying complication of vector spaces after three or more weeks spent exclusively in computation and row reduction."
-Edward Hinson, University of New Hampshire

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