19 Jun 2009
By Steven J. Leon. ISBN 0-13-033781-1. Written for first-year undergraduate courses in linear algebra, this text balances mathematical theory and applications, while stressing the important role that geometry and visualization play in understanding the subject. End-of-chapter tests, more applications, and revised examples are new to this sixth edition text. Topics covered include matrices, determinants, linear transformations, orthogonality, eigenvalues, and numerical linear algebra. A MATLAB tutorial is provided in an appendix.