STEVE PIERCE PROFESSOR OF MATHEMATICS
- B.S., Stanford University, 1963
- Ph.D, U.C., Santa Barbara, 1968,
- Supervisor, Marvin Marcus
- National Bureau of Standards, 1968-70.
- University of Toronto, 1970-83.
- San Diego State University, 1983-2001.
- California Institute of Technology 1976-77
- Tax and Financial Programming, option strategy consultant, 1981
- Technion University, Haifa, Israel 1991
- College of William and Mary 1992
- University of Ulm 1996
- Brigham Young University 1998
Areas of Interest
- Linear Algebra
- Matrix Analysis
Body surfing, running, skiing, and Texas hold’em
Courses, Spring, 2001
- Math 623, Matrix Theory, Mon. and Wed., 3:30-4:45
- Math 627B, Modern Algebra, Mon. and Wed., 11:00-12:15
Mon. and Wed., 9:30-11:00, or by appointment.
(with R. Loewy), Linear preservers of balanced singular inertia classes, Lin. Alg. And Appl., 201: 61-77 (1994).
(with C.K. Li), Linear operators preserving certain singular matrix sets, Lin. And Mult. Alg., 36: 19-25 (1993)
(with L. Rodman), Lipschitz properties of actions of some matrix groups, Lin. Alg. And Appl., 208/209: 135-174 (1994).
(with R. Loewy), Linear preservers of balanced nonsingular inertia classes, Lin. Alg., And Appl., 223/224: 483-499 (1995).
(with C.K. Li), Linear operators preserving similarity classes and related results, Can. Math. Bull., 37(3): 374-383 (1994).
(with R. Grone, C.K. Li, and J. Ross), Spectral bounds derived from quadratic forms on decomposable tensors, Lin. Alg. And Appl., 201: 181-198 (1994).
(with R. Grone), Decomposably non-negative matrices, Lin. And Mult. Alg., 41(1): 63-79 (1996).
(with G. James and C.R. Johnson), Generalized matrix function inequalities on M-matrices, Jour. London Math. Soc., (2) 57: 562-582 (1998).
Congruence of polynomial matrices, Lin. Alg. And Appl., 294: 1-8 (1999).
(with C.K. Li), Linear Preserver Problems, Amer. Math. Monthly, accepted.
(with C.K. Li), Linear operators preserving correlation matrices, Proc. Amer. Math. Soc., submitted.
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