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Hermitian matrix
Word Origin
noun
1.
Mathematics.
a matrix, whose entries are complex numbers, equal to the transpose of the matrix whose entries are the conjugates of the entries of the given matrix.
Origin of
Hermitian matrix
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1925-1930
1925-30;
after C.
Hermite
; see
-ian
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British Dictionary definitions for
Hermitian matrix
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Hermitian matrix
noun
1.
(
maths
) a matrix whose transpose is equal to the matrix of the complex conjugates of its entries
Word Origin
C20: named after Charles
Hermite
(1822–1901), French mathematician
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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