
06164055
j
2013c.00623
Debnath, L.
A brief historical introduction to determinants with applications.
Int. J. Math. Educ. Sci. Technol. 44, No. 3, 388407 (2013).
2013
Taylor \& Francis, Abingdon, Oxfordshire
EN
H65
A30
determinants
eigenvalues
eigenfunctions
doi:10.1080/0020739X.2012.729682
Summary: This article deals with a short historical introduction to determinants with applications to the theory of equations, geometry, multiple integrals, differential equations and linear algebra. Included are some properties of determinants with proofs, eigenvalues, eigenvectors and characteristic equations with examples of applications to simple harmonic oscillations and eigenvalue problems.