Linear Algebra in Every Day Life

  • Jörg LiesenEmail author
  • Volker Mehrmann
Part of the Springer Undergraduate Mathematics Series book series (SUMS)


Linear Algebra is prominent everywhere in our every day life. In this chapter we illustrate this fact using five different applications: The PageRank algorithm for ranking the importance of documents, no claims discounting schemes of car insurances, production planning in a plant, future profit estimation of companies, and circuit simulation.

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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of MathematicsTechnical University of BerlinBerlinGermany

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