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Jordan Decomposition Theorem

Let $V\not=(0)$ be a finite dimensional Vector Space over the Complex Numbers, and let $A$ be a linear operator on $V$. Then $V$ can be expressed as a Direct Sum of cyclic subspaces.


Gohberg, I. and Goldberg, S. ``A Simple Proof of the Jordan Decomposition Theorem for Matrices.'' Amer. Math. Monthly 103, 157-159, 1996.

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