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Mathematic Foundations

  • Ernesto Olguín Díaz
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Part of the Studies in Systems, Decision and Control book series (SSDC, volume 191)

Abstract

Linear algebra is not only related with matrices and matrix operations which define the algebraic matrix theory, but also with linear operators which relate vectors spaces. While matrices have a more algebraic point of view to these algebras, operators and vectors spaces have a more geometric interpretation. It happens that linear operators (those which fulfils superposition) are indeed expressed in matrix form which leads to misinterpretation and confusion between these two mathematical elements.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Robotics and Advance Manufacturing GroupCentro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados del Instituto Politécnico Nacional (CINVESTAV-IPN)CoahuilaMexico

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