A comprehensive treatment of numerical linear algebra from the standpoint of both theory and practice. The second most cited math book of 2012 according to MathSciNet, Matrix Computations has placed in the top 10 for since 2005.
Gene H. Golub (1932-2007) was a professor emeritus and former director of scientific computing and computational mathematics at Stanford University. Charles F. Van Loan is a professor of computer science at Cornell University, where he is the Joseph C. Ford Professor of Engineering.
Problems, solutions, and discussions of the formulas, methods and literature surrounding matrix computations make for a reference that is specific and well detailed: perfect for any college-level math collection appealing to engineers. * Midwest Book Review * Written for scientists and engineers, Matrix Computations provides comprehensive coverage of numerical linear algebra. Anyone whose work requires the solution to a matrix problem and an appreciation of mathematical properties will find this book to be an indispensable tool. * MathWorks *