Jordan Normal Form – Part 1 – Overview

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This video is about the Jordan normal form, which is a matrix decomposition for square matrices. I show the idea and the algorithm with the help of an example. In further videos, I explain the details.

00:00 Introduction
00:57 Definition “diagonalisable”
03:50 Example
05:35 Jordan blocks
07:00 Jordan boxes
11:49 Recipe

I hope that this helps students, pupils and others. Have fun!


(This explanation fits to lectures for students in their first and second year of study: Mathematics for physicists, Mathematics for the natural science, Mathematics for engineers and so on)

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