Similar Matrices and Jordan Form -- Lecture 28. Learn what similar matrices are and a bit more about positive definite matrices. Also, Jordan Form is explained.
Gilbert Strang, 18.06 Linear Algebra, Spring 2005. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed November 23, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.
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Questions answered by this video:
What are positive definite matrices?
What is Jordan Form?
What are similar matrices?
What does it mean for matrices to be similar?
Where do positive definite matrices come from?
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This video does some more to explain tests for positive definite matrices, and introduces similar matrices. A good introduction to these very interesting matrices. Jordan Form is also explained well in this video.