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Given two square symmetric matrices $A,B$ of the same order, the matrix pencil $P(A,B)$ is the set of linear combinations of $A$ and $B$. Finsler's theorem gives an elegant criterion for $P(A,B)$ to contain a positive definite matrix (the quadratic hypersurfaces of $A$ and $B$ have trivial intersection).

Has work been done on characterizing the cases when $P(A,B)$ contains a copositive matrix?

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