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Hermitian conjugate

[her-mee-shuh n] /hərˈmi ʃən/
noun, Mathematics.
adjoint (def 2).
Origin of Hermitian conjugate
1960-65; after C. Hermite; see -ian Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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British Dictionary definitions for Hermitian conjugate

Hermitian conjugate

(maths) a matrix that is the transpose of the matrix of the complex conjugates of the entries of a given matrix Also called adjoint
Word Origin
C19: named after Charles Hermite (1822–1901), French mathematician
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