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Mastering SciPy by Francisco J. Blanco-Silva

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Chapter 1. Numerical Linear Algebra

The term Numerical Linear Algebra refers to the use of matrices to solve computational science problems. In this chapter, we start by learning how to construct these objects effectively in Python. We make an emphasis on importing large sparse matrices from repositories online. We then proceed to reviewing basic manipulation and operations on them. The next step is a study of the different matrix functions implemented in SciPy. We continue on to exploring different factorizations for the solution of matrix equations, and for the computation of eigenvalues and their corresponding eigenvectors.

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