The theory of matrices. Vol. 1. Transl. from the Russian by K. A. Hirsch. Reprint of the 1959 translation. (English) Zbl 0927.15001

Providence, RI: AMS Chelsea Publishing. x, 374 p. (1998).
[For a review of the first Russian edition (1953) see Zbl 0050.24804.]
This is an excellent textbook consisting of the following usual ten chapters: I: Matrices and operations on matrices; II: The algorithm of Gauss and some of its applications; III: Linear operators in an \(n\)-dimensional vector space; IV: The characteristic polynomial and the minimal polynomial of a matrix; V: Functions of matrices; IV: Equivalent transformations of polynomial matrices. Analytic theory of elementary divisors; VII: The structure of linear operators in an \(n\)-dimensional space; VIII: Matrix equations; IX: Linear operators in a unitary space; X: Quadratic and Hermitian forms.


15-01 Introductory exposition (textbooks, tutorial papers, etc.) pertaining to linear algebra
01A75 Collected or selected works; reprintings or translations of classics
65F05 Direct numerical methods for linear systems and matrix inversion


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