Subject(s) 
Matrices


Geometry

Physical Description 
xvii, 243 p. : ill. ; 26 cm 
Note 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 237) and index 
Contents 
Trisecting angles  Polyhedra  Hilbert spaces  The spectral theorem  Matrices and topology  Modules  Appendices: Groups; Rings; Vector spaces; Linear transformations; Lattices; Decomposition of matrices in the complex case; Decomposition of matrices in the real case 
Summary 
"This book illustrates connections between various courses taken by undergraduate mathematics majors. The chapters are essentially independent, and the instructor can choose the topics that will form the course and thus tailor the syllabus to suit the backgrounds and abilities of the students."[book cover] 
