Chapter 2. Vectors, Vector Spaces, and Convexity

  1. George A. F. Seber

Published Online: 8 JUN 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470226797.ch2

A Matrix Handbook for Statisticians

A Matrix Handbook for Statisticians

How to Cite

Seber, G. A. F. (2007) Vectors, Vector Spaces, and Convexity, in A Matrix Handbook for Statisticians, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470226797.ch2

Author Information

  1. Department of Statistics University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 JUN 2007
  2. Published Print: 7 NOV 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471748694

Online ISBN: 9780470226797



  • vectors;
  • vector spaces;
  • convexity;
  • convex sets;
  • quadratic subspaces


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Vector Spaces

  • Inner Products

  • Projections

  • Metric Spaces

  • Convex Sets and Functions

  • Coordinate Geometry