Linear Algebra (Dover Books on Mathematics)

Georgi E. Shilov Linear Algebra Reviews Summary

Ratings Breakdown

Rated 4.5 by 323 people

Pros from Reviews

  • Succinct proofs
  • Good mix of theory and computation
  • Lovely pictures of matrices
  • Includes multilinear algebra
  • Leaves deep intuition for the subject
  • Covers a wide range of topics
  • Clear and understandable proofs
  • High-quality paper

Cons from Reviews

  • Proof heavy without visuals
  • Terseness of the book
  • Some confusing definitions
  • Switch in convention of matrix representation
  • Sloppiness in notation
  • Not an easy read
  • Not focused on engineering
  • Requires prior knowledge of determinants
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