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CayleyHamilton Theorem.
peA) = det(A  AI) has peA) = zero matrix.

Cholesky factorization
A = CTC = (L.J]))(L.J]))T for positive definite A.

Complex conjugate
z = a  ib for any complex number z = a + ib. Then zz = Iz12.

Determinant IAI = det(A).
Defined by det I = 1, sign reversal for row exchange, and linearity in each row. Then IAI = 0 when A is singular. Also IABI = IAIIBI and

Factorization
A = L U. If elimination takes A to U without row exchanges, then the lower triangular L with multipliers eij (and eii = 1) brings U back to A.

GaussJordan method.
Invert A by row operations on [A I] to reach [I AI].

Hankel matrix H.
Constant along each antidiagonal; hij depends on i + j.

Hypercube matrix pl.
Row n + 1 counts corners, edges, faces, ... of a cube in Rn.

Multiplicities AM and G M.
The algebraic multiplicity A M of A is the number of times A appears as a root of det(A  AI) = O. The geometric multiplicity GM is the number of independent eigenvectors for A (= dimension of the eigenspace).

Multiplier eij.
The pivot row j is multiplied by eij and subtracted from row i to eliminate the i, j entry: eij = (entry to eliminate) / (jth pivot).

Network.
A directed graph that has constants Cl, ... , Cm associated with the edges.

Orthonormal vectors q 1 , ... , q n·
Dot products are q T q j = 0 if i =1= j and q T q i = 1. The matrix Q with these orthonormal columns has Q T Q = I. If m = n then Q T = Q 1 and q 1 ' ... , q n is an orthonormal basis for Rn : every v = L (v T q j )q j •

Plane (or hyperplane) in Rn.
Vectors x with aT x = O. Plane is perpendicular to a =1= O.

Pseudoinverse A+ (MoorePenrose inverse).
The n by m matrix that "inverts" A from column space back to row space, with N(A+) = N(AT). A+ A and AA+ are the projection matrices onto the row space and column space. Rank(A +) = rank(A).

Rayleigh quotient q (x) = X T Ax I x T x for symmetric A: Amin < q (x) < Amax.
Those extremes are reached at the eigenvectors x for Amin(A) and Amax(A).

Right inverse A+.
If A has full row rank m, then A+ = AT(AAT)l has AA+ = 1m.

Simplex method for linear programming.
The minimum cost vector x * is found by moving from comer to lower cost comer along the edges of the feasible set (where the constraints Ax = b and x > 0 are satisfied). Minimum cost at a comer!

Singular matrix A.
A square matrix that has no inverse: det(A) = o.

Standard basis for Rn.
Columns of n by n identity matrix (written i ,j ,k in R3).

Toeplitz matrix.
Constant down each diagonal = timeinvariant (shiftinvariant) filter.