The Unapologetic Mathematician

Mathematics for the interested outsider

Who’s Working For Journals and Against Mathematicians?

Over at The n-Category Café, they’ve unmasked him as none other than Dr. Evil!


August 29, 2007 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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  1. I am studying inner product spaces. I have noticed that the inner product along with the norm and the concept of angle are defined without any reference to basis. So, I would think that in an inner product space the inner product and magnitude and direction of a vector are independent of basis.

    However, I have noticed that when you introduce a basis the values of the components of vectors may change and their inner products will change.

    So, is the inner product, norm and angle independent of basis?

    Comment by Jonathan Greenberg, MD | September 4, 2007 | Reply

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