OpenStax CNX

You are here: Home » Content » Generating Sets and Bases

About: Generating Sets and Bases

Module by: Thanos Antoulas, JP Slavinsky. E-mail the authors

View the content: Generating Sets and Bases


Name: Generating Sets and Bases
ID: m2114
Language: English (en)
Summary: This module defines generating sets and bases in linear algebra.
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: bases, basis, generating set, vector space
Document Type: -//CNX//DTD CNXML 0.5 plus MathML//EN
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 1.0

Authors: Thanos Antoulas (, JP Slavinsky (
Copyright Holders: Thanos Antoulas (, JP Slavinsky (
Maintainers: JP Slavinsky (, Thanos Antoulas (, Roy Ha (, Elizabeth Chan (

Latest version: 2.9 (history)
First publication date: Mar 15, 2001 12:00 am -0600
Last revision to module: Nov 18, 2003 8:50 pm -0600


PDF: m2114_2.9.pdf PDF file, for viewing content offline and printing. Learn more.
XML: m2114_2.9.cnxml XML that defines the structure and contents of the module, minus any included media files. Can be reimported in the editing interface. Learn more.

Version History

Version: 2.9 Nov 18, 2003 8:50 pm -0600 by Erin Maloney
Update to cnxml 0.5

Version: 2.8 Oct 24, 2002 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
update for author

Version: 2.7 Oct 9, 2002 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
added author

Version: 2.6 May 22, 2002 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Fix the problem of using MathML for simple variables.

Version: 2.5 Apr 5, 2002 12:00 am -0600 by (Unknown)
added an honorific tag and checked for best practices

Version: 2.4 Jan 9, 2002 12:00 am -0600 by (Unknown)
used Emacs to indent source code

Version: 2.3 Nov 18, 2001 12:00 am -0600 by (Unknown)
Entered metadata and content tags, also updated DTDs

Version: 2.2 Jun 21, 2001 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Updated to cnxml ver 0.3

Version: 2.1 Jun 4, 2001 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Sample text

Version: 2.0 Mar 15, 2001 12:00 am -0600 by Brent Hendricks
Bumped version to 2.0

How to Reuse and Attribute This Content

If you derive a copy of this content using a OpenStax-CNX account and publish your version, proper attribution of the original work will be automatically done for you.

If you reuse this work elsewhere, in order to comply with the attribution requirements of the license (CC-BY 1.0), you must include

  • the authors' names: Thanos Antoulas, John Slavinsky
  • the title of the work: Generating Sets and Bases
  • the OpenStax-CNX URL where the work can be found:

See the citation section below for examples you can copy.

How to Cite and Attribute This Content

The following citation styles comply with the attribution requirements for the license (CC-BY 1.0) of this work:

American Chemical Society (ACS) Style Guide:

Antoulas, T.; Slavinsky, J. Generating Sets and Bases, OpenStax-CNX Web site., Nov 18, 2003.

American Medical Assocation (AMA) Manual of Style:

Antoulas T, Slavinsky J. Generating Sets and Bases [OpenStax-CNX Web site]. November 18, 2003. Available at:

American Psychological Assocation (APA) Publication Manual:

Antoulas, T., & Slavinsky, J. (2003, November 18). Generating Sets and Bases. Retrieved from the OpenStax-CNX Web site:

Chicago Manual of Style (Bibliography):

Antoulas, Thanos, and John Slavinsky. "Generating Sets and Bases." OpenStax-CNX. November 18, 2003.

Chicago Manual of Style (Note):

Thanos Antoulas and John Slavinsky, "Generating Sets and Bases," OpenStax-CNX, November 18, 2003,

Chicago Manual of Style (Reference, in Author-Date style):

Antoulas, T., & Slavinsky, J. 2003. Generating Sets and Bases. OpenStax-CNX, November 18, 2003.

Modern Languages Association (MLA) Style Manual:

Antoulas, Thanos, and John Slavinsky. Generating Sets and Bases. OpenStax-CNX. 18 Nov. 2003 <>.