
Mathematical
Principles for Scientific Computing and Visualization
by Gerald
Farin and Dianne Hansford
This book
is intended for students and researchers in sciencesrelated
areas, e.g., biology, geography, or psychology. In the course
of their research pursuits, they will be exposed to various
packages for solving their problems, be it from statistics,
applied math, or scientific visualization in addition to domainspecific
software. This book is intended as a guide to understanding
what is underlying the more general software packages. Naïve
and uneducated use might produce meaningless or erroneous
results. 

Practical
Linear Algebra
A Geometry Toolbox, Third edition
by Gerald
Farin and Dianne Hansford
Through many examples and realworld applications, this book teaches undergraduatelevel linear algebra in a comprehensive, geometric, and algorithmic way.
Designed for a onesemester linear algebra course at the undergraduate level, the book gives instructors the option of tailoring the course for the primary interests:
math, engineering, science, computer graphics, and geometric modeling. 