[ gram-shmit ]
/ ˈgræmˈʃmɪt /
a process for constructing an orthogonal basis for a Euclidean space, given any basis for the space.
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Origin of Gram-Schmidt orthogonalization
named after Jörgen Pedersen Gram (1850–1916), Danish mathematician, and Erhard Schmidt (1876–1959), German mathematician
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