Publisher description for Finite-dimensional vector spaces, by Paul R. Halmos.


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“The theory is systematically developed by the axiomatic method that has, since von Neumann, dominated the general approach to linear functional analysis and that achieves here a high degree of lucidity and clarity. The presentation is never awkward or dry, as it sometimes is in other “modern” textbooks; it is as unconventional as one has come to expect from the author. The book contains about 350 well placed and instructive problems, which cover a considerable part of the subject. All in all, this is an excellent work, of equally high value for both student and teacher.” Zentralblatt für Mathematik


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Vector spaces.
Transformations (Mathematics)