Hermitian matrix

noun
Her·​mi·​tian matrix | \ er-ˈmē-shən- How to pronounce Hermitian matrix (audio) , 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

First Known Use of Hermitian matrix

1935, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Hermitian matrix

Charles Hermite †1901 French mathematician

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“Hermitian matrix.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hermitian%20matrix. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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