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What are the origins/motivation behind that idea?

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I suggest you to take a look at Watkins' book "The Matrix Eigenvalue Problem - GR and Krylov subspace methods". It is very well written and will give you insight on the working of the QR method. I think there are some historical remarks as well.

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The book by Trefethen and Bau is very readable.

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