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Hermitian conjugate

[ her-mee-shuhn ]
/ hərˈmi ʃən /
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noun Mathematics.
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Origin of Hermitian conjugate

1960–65; after C. Hermite; see -ian
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British Dictionary definitions for Hermitian conjugate

Hermitian conjugate
/ (hɜːˈmɪtɪən) /

noun
maths a matrix that is the transpose of the matrix of the complex conjugates of the entries of a given matrixAlso called: adjoint

Word Origin for Hermitian conjugate

C19: named after Charles Hermite (1822–1901), French mathematician
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