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Linear Algebra pp 269-321 | Cite as

Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors

  • Belkacem Said-Houari
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Part of the Compact Textbooks in Mathematics book series (CTM)

Abstract

In the previous chapters, we have defined some numbers associated to a matrix, such as the determinant, trace, and rank. In this chapter, we focus on scalars and vectors known as eigenvalues and eigenvectors. The eigenvalues and eigenvectors have many important applications, in particular, in the study of differential equations.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Belkacem Said-Houari
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  1. 1.Department of Mathematics, College of SciencesUniversity of SharjahSharjahUnited Arab Emirates

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