Shilov always gives insightful proofs, and the exercises are very illuminating.
I would recommend it to anyone learning linear algebra for the first time, as well as to people who want a deeper understanding or a different perspective.
If you have read any of Kolmogorov or Gelfand's excellent Dover books, then the style of this book is very similar to those.
As far from a practical linear algebra book as possible. If proofs and rigor aren't of your interests and reasons for learning LA, don't but this book. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Nate
I bought the book to add to my information on Linear algebra. Didn't give me the information I was looking for.Published 6 months ago by Wrinkles
The exposition, problems and graphics are top notch. The first chapter is Determinants, but this isn't one of those memorization and recipe type books for *applied" LA... Read morePublished 7 months ago by pounding on the keyboard
The text is very clear and complete in explaining the background of the various tools.
At the other hand, the material is by no means easy. Read more
Great text on the subject! Emphasis on proofs. Very interesting and explainable covering of determinants. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Walther
I chose this because I can read this using kindle.(I read only e-books)
But I think, if you find e-book about linear algebra, Kenneth's is better choice. It's free. Read more
I am an engineering student who found the need to really learn Linear Algebra in order to move forward in my studies in stochastics and systems. This book is pretty awesome. Read morePublished 18 months ago by freefood
i was expecting something understandable. If you are interested to learn Linear Algebra don't start with this book, because it is very hard to follow.Published 20 months ago by levani
For a little over 10 bucks, it's worth getting this VERY DENSE, terse Russian - translated version of LA. Read morePublished 24 months ago by Let's Compare Options