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I am interested in applications problems of Linear Algebra. If somebody can recommend me an interesting book, or papers about, I will appreciate this. Thanks. (I need this for a course of Linear Algebra for Engineering where I am the lecturer).

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You should state your background in linear algebra otherwise it's hard to give you a sensible answer. –  Olivier Bégassat Apr 30 '12 at 20:59
It would also help if you could get a little more specific. On the linear algebra end, you could specify some linear algebra topic. On the application end, you could identify some general field of study/science/technology. Otherwise, just about any application problem can be rephrased as a linear algebra application. –  alex.jordan Apr 30 '12 at 21:45

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The standard course on applied linear algebra is the textbook of the same name by Ben Noble and James W.Daniel. Try and get the most recent edition. There is also a wealth of applications,all very instructively discussed by a master, in Gilbert Strang's Linear Algebra With Applications.Both of these books are probably the best general sources for the applications of vector space theory to the empirical and social sciences,as well as other areas of mathematics. After these, one moves on to more specialized topics, such as numerical linear algebra.

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Thank you Mathemagician1234 ! –  alpha.Debi May 1 '12 at 4:32
@alpha No problem-good luck! –  Mathemagician1234 May 1 '12 at 15:22

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