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The Oxford Linear Algebra for Scientists (Paperback)

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This textbook provides a modern introduction to linear algebra, a mathematical discipline every first year undergraduate student in physics and engineering must learn. A rigorous introduction into the mathematics is combined with many examples, solved problems, and exercises as well as
scientific applications of linear algebra. These include applications to contemporary topics such as internet search, artificial intelligence, neural networks, and quantum computing, as well as a number of more advanced topics, such as Jordan normal form, singular value decomposition, and tensors,
which will make it a useful reference for a more experienced practitioner.

Structured into 27 chapters, it is designed as a basis for a lecture course and combines a rigorous mathematical development of the subject with a range of concisely presented scientific applications. The main text contains many examples and solved problems to help the reader develop a working
knowledge of the subject and every chapter comes with exercises.

About the Author


Andre Lukas, Professor of Theoretical Physics, University of Oxford Andre Lukas graduated in physics at the University of Wuppertal in 1991 and received his doctoral degree at the Technical University of Munich in 1995, before moving on to postdoctoral positions at the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Oxford. After a period as a member of faculty atthe University of Sussex he returned to the University of Oxford in 2004 where he is currently a Professor of Theoretical Physics. His main area of research is string theory and its relation to differential and algebraic geometry.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780198844921
ISBN-10: 0198844921
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication Date: September 9th, 2022
Pages: 432
Language: English
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