Hermitian matrix

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noun Her·mi·tian matrix \ er-ˈmē-shən- , ˌhər-ˈmi-shən- \

Definition of Hermitian matrix

:a square matrix having the property that each pair of elements in the ith row and jth column and in the jth row and ith column are conjugate complex numbers

Origin and Etymology of hermitian matrix

Charles Hermite †1901 French mathematician


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