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### Checking whether a given matrix has a non-zero determinant

For a positive integer $n$, let $c$ be the number of ordered integers tripartitions $(a_j,b_j,c_j)$ of $n$.
Now consider the $c \times c$ matrix $M$ in which the value of the $M[i,j]$ is
$M[i,j]={(...

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### function mapping odd numbers to counting numbers [on hold]

Mapping even numbers to counting numbers is straight forward.
Without introducing any other variable:
i = 0, 2, 4, 6, . . .
if i > 0: count = i/2
what about ...

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### Bijection modeling isomorphism of infinite-dimensional vector spaces

Let $T : V \to W$ be an isomorphism of vector spaces with bases $B_V$ and $B_W$, which may be of any cardinality.
Does there exist a bijection $f : B_V \to B_W$ such that, for each
$b_V \in B_V$,...

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### $nD$ rotation around a general $(n-2)$-dimensional subspace [on hold]

According the Rodrigues' Rotation Formula $3D$ rotation matrix $\in$ $SO(3)$
corresponding to a rotation by an angle $\theta$ about a fixed axis specified by the unit vector $\hat{\omega}=(\omega_x,\...

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### How can you prove that f(x) DNE when f(x)+f(2-x)=3x^2+4x+2? [on hold]

How can you prove that f(x) DNE when f(x)+f(2-x)=3x^2+4x+2?

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### Considering a matrix with integrer entries over $\mathbb{Z}/p \mathbb{Z}$, does it remain full rank? [on hold]

Suppose I have an $m \times n$ matrix $M$ with integer coefficients, and suppose it has full rank. Let $p$ be a prime and now consider the matrix $\bar{M}$ over $\mathbb{Z}/p \mathbb{Z}$. Is it true ...

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### How to find a closed form of following matrix's determinant [on hold]

I wanna find a closed form of determinant of the following matrix
$$A(n) =
\begin{pmatrix}
B_{1} & B_{2} & \cdots & B_{n} & 1 \\
B_{n} & B_{1} & \cdots & B_{n-1} &...

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### Variant of Holder's inequality [migrated]

So far I believed that only the reverse Holder inequality holds for $0<p<r<1,$ but then a student pointed out to me that
$$\|x\|_p \le n^{\frac{1}{p}- \frac{1}{r}} \|x\|_r.$$ A few numerical ...

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### A question about linear operator [closed]

Let V be a finite-dimensional vector space over field R. Let $A$ be a linear operator on V. And let $A^3$+ $A$ = $0$. Prove that $tr(A) = 0$.

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### Basis for a set of polynomials in Sage? [closed]

I have a large set of polynomials in the coordinates $x,y,z$ in Sage, (e.g. $x^5y-3x^2y^2+2xy^3+x^2yz-y^2z$). I want to know, for example, if $x^5y$ is in the span of my set. Is there a Sage command ...

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### The spectral norm of the truncated exponential of a matrix

Let $A$ be a matrix satisfying $A^*+A\leq0$, it can be shown that $\|e^{tA}\|_2\leq1$ for all $t\geq 0$, where $\|\cdot\|_2$ is the spectral norm defined as largest singular value of the matrix.
I am ...

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### What is the mathematics behind the random experiment which produces the data with this strange property?

I have a following scenario. there is a huge collection of data resulting from a random experiment $E$ (I do not say random variable yet, for reasons that you will need to explain in your answer). Let ...

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### Construction of orthonormal basis of the Hilbert space $\mathcal{S}^p_{\mathcal{H}}$ of vectors of $p \in \mathbb{N}$ Hilbert Schmidt operators

Let $(e_j)$ be a orthonormal basis (ONB) of a separable Hilbert space $(\mathcal{H}, \langle\cdot, \cdot\rangle_{\mathcal{H}})$ and $(\mathcal{S_H}, \langle\cdot, \cdot\rangle_{\mathcal{S_H}})$ be the ...

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### Determinant formula related to solutions of a second-order recurrence

Let $A$ be the linear map on the space of complex sequences acting as
$$(Au)_{n}=u_{n-1}+a_{n}u_{n}+u_{n+1}, \quad n\in\mathbb{Z},$$
where $\{a_{n}\}$ is a fixed sequence. Let $f=f(z)$ and $g=g(z)$ be ...

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### Approximate largest eigenvalue of Monodromy matrix

Does anyone know the procedure (or have pseudo code) to approximating the largest eigenvalue of a monodromy matrix? Or even to approximate the monodromy matrix itself?
There is no explicit solution ...

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### information measure for matrix that is analogous to rank

Is there a measure for matrix that is analogous to rank of the matrix, but it is continuous on matrix elements? Say, we could say the information in identity matrix $I_n$ is $n$, and when the off-...

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votes

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### Why does the objectivity rule out the convexity?

In the famous work "Ball J M. Convexity conditions and existence theorems in nonlinear elasticity[J]. Archive for rational mechanics and Analysis, 1976, 63(4): 337-403", it was mentioned that the ...

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vote

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### Practical application of envelope theorem for linear programs

Assume that we have solved a (standard) linear program
$$
\text{minimize}_{x\in {\mathbb R^n}}\,\, c_0^Tx, \,\,\,\,\, \text{s.t. } A_0x \leq b_0,
$$
and would like to know how sensitive is the optimal ...

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### How to calculate the monodromy matrix of the following ODE system [migrated]

I have the following equation:
$$
\frac{dw}{dt} = (-V(t)+\frac{1}{\lambda}F(t)) w,
$$
with $t>0$ and parameter $\lambda>0$
The matrices $F(t)$ and $V(t)$ take the form
$$
F(t)= \left( \begin{...

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### homogeneous singular pencil of matrices

I was reading singular pencil of matrices from F.R Gantmachers book(Vol 2, Chap 12), where he deals with the strict equivalence of two pencil, to introduce the concept of infinite elementary divisor ...

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### On the transitivity of the action of the unitary group

Let $H$ be a complete inner product space over either real or complex numbers. If $H$ is complete, for two finite sets of vectors $\left\{e_i\right\}_{i\in I}$ and $\left\{f_i\right\}_{i\in I}$ there ...

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### Sandwich rule for Lie algebras

On an infinite dimensional vector space an operator can be onto but not one-to-one (and vice versa). This arises the following question. Let $L_1$ and $L_2$ be Lie algebras (infinite dimensional, over ...

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### Largest eigenvalue of signed graph

Let us consider a graph where edges can have weight 1 or -1, such a graph is called signed graph. In a signed graph, a cycle is called balanced cycle when product of weights on its edges is positive ...

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### Some questions related to the unitary operators

A unitary operator is a surjective linear operator between complex inner product spaces, which preserves the inner product.
What is the name of the analogue for the real case? Orthogonal operator ...

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### Proof of non-degeneracy of a particular bilinear form [closed]

Given a bilinear form from V x V where V is of rank n and defined by a basis $\{v_1\, ..,v_n \}$, defined by a fixed matrix A which is n x n, and the equation $f(v,w) = \sum_{i}\sum_{j}a_{ij}b_ic_j$ v ...

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### Groups of matrices in which all elements have all eigenvalues equal in modulus

I am writing a research article in which I need to use the following fact: if $G$ is a subgroup of $GL_3(\mathbb{R})$ which is irreducible in the sense that no proper nontrivial subspace of $\mathbb{R}...

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### Selecting columns from multiple matrices to form a well-conditioned matrix

Given multiple matrices of the same size, is there a way to select one column from each matrix to form a well-conditioned matrix?
For example, given four 4-by-10 matrices A, B, C, D (real, positive, ...

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### Orbit intersection in toral automorphisms

Let $f:(\mathbb{R/Z})^2\to (\mathbb{R/Z})^2$ be a hyperbolic toral automorphism induced by a matrix $A\in GL_2(\mathbb{Z})$. Consider a measurable (wrt to the Lebesgue measure $\mu$ on the torus) ...

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### Minors of a Vandermonde matrix [duplicate]

I am working with the $n$ x $n$ Vandermonde matrix where the "$α_i$'s" form the set of integers from 1 to $n$. That is entry $a_{ij}=i^{j−1}$
What I would like to know is if I delete an equal number ...

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### How does the rank of $C_i$ change with $i$?

Let $k$ be a field. Let $A,B\in k^{m\times n}$ and $$C_i=\pmatrix{A&B&&&\\&A&B&&\\&&\ddots&\ddots&\\&&&A&B}\in k^{im\times(i+1)n}.$$ ...

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### Linear systems of equations with singular coefficient matrix [closed]

Consider a consistent system of linear equations $Ax=b$. Let's assume for simplicity that $A$ is square $n \times n$. We are looking for an effectively computable approximate solution $\hat{x}$ in the ...

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### How many unimodular lattices does it take to fill a cube with high probability?

Consider $C_a$ in $\Bbb Z^n$ a cube of height $a$ at origin in positive coordinates with one corner at origin.
Consider the set $M_c$ of all unimodular matrices in $\Bbb Z^{n\times n}$ with each ...

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### Stucture of inverse (MP) of totally positive rectangular matrix

The special structure of inverse of non-singular totally positive square matrix (whose all entries are positive) discussed in MO(see here). The inverse has a special structure (M-matrix).
With some ...

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### SVD alternatives for symmetric matrices

Given any symmetric real valued matrix $A \in \mathbb{R}^{n\times n}$, I can decompose $A$ as the product of two complex matrices
$$
A = E'E
$$
Practically this can be done easily using SVD ...

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vote

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### max min of ratio of quadratic forms

Consider the optimization over two vectors $x$ and $y$
$$\max_{x,y} \min\left(\frac{x^TAx}{y^TAy},\frac{y^TBy}{x^TBx}\right)$$
for two positive definite matrices $A$ and $B$.
This problem can be ...

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votes

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### Orthogonal Procrustes problem for sub-spaces?

By Orthogonal Procrustes problem I mean given matrix $A$ and $B$ finding a orthogonal matrix $R$ which most closely maps $A$ to $B$, this has a solution as shown in https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...

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votes

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### A question on surjectivity of a bilinear quadratic map

Let $a=(a_0, a_1, ..., a_n )$, $b=(b_0, b_1, ..., b_n )$ that belong to ${\mathbb R}^{n+1}$. Define polynomials $f_a (t)=a_0 +a_1 t+ ... + a_n t^n$ and $f_b (t)=b_0 +b_1 t+ ... + b_n t^n$ and let $f_{...

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votes

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### Hadamard product (Schur product) in $L^2[0,1]$

Let's consider the separable Hilbert space $\mathcal{H} = L^2[0,1]$ of square-integrable functions on the interval $[0,1]$ with orthonormal basis $(e_j)$. For $x,y \in \mathcal{H}$, the Hadamard ...

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### Vector with many non-zero coordinates

Given finite field $\mathbb{F}_q$, positive integers $n$ and $k<n$. Given $k$-dimensional subspace $X$ of $\mathbb{F}_q^n$, for which $m=m(q,k,n)$ may we find for sure a vector in $X$ with at least ...

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### Behavior of orbits under small perturbations

Perhaps this question is too easy for mathoverflow, at least this is how it seems, but I got no answer on stackexchange.
Suppose $T$ is a bounded linear operator on $l_2$ and $x\in l_2$ is a ...

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vote

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### Showing positive stability of a matrix constructed from a positive matrix

A is a positive nonsingular matrix. Let $s>\rho(A)$. We want to show that $B\equiv\left(A^{T}A\right)^{-1}\left(sI-A^{T}\right)$ is a positive stable matrix, i.e., all eigenvalues of this matrix ...

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### Minimum negative eigenvalue of zero-one matrices

The following question must have been answered decades ago.
For $n$ fixed, what is the most negative eigenvalue among all trace zero zero-one matrices (that is, all entries are either zero or one, ...

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### a two dimensional integer bijection

I want to try to find a specific two-dimensional linear integer bijection. This is to be used in a double sum rearrangement. It's kind of complicated, but I would really appreciate if anybody has any ...

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### How to write a braiding as a matrix?

Let $V$ be the vector representation of $sl_n$. Then $V \otimes V$ is a $U_q(sl_n)$-module. Suppose that a braiding
\begin{align}
\Psi: V \otimes V \to V \otimes V
\end{align}
satisfies the ...

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votes

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### About the Eigenvalues of Orthogonal Matrix plus Perturbation

Let $O$ be an orthogonal matrix, $O^T O = I$, thus its eigenvalues lie on the unit circle, $\lambda(O)=e^{i\theta}$. Furthermore, assume the form
$O = X Y$, where both matrices satisfy $X^2 = I$ and $...

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### Negative eigenvalue of Toeplitz Hermitian matrix?

I am working on estimation of a covariance matrix and I know that the matrix is Toeplitz. The desired matrix should not produce negative eigenvalues at all. However, sometime my estimation leads to a ...

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### Pfaffian of several skew-linear transformations / matrices

Introduction: Let's assume we have a 2-form $\alpha=(1/2)\sum_{j,k=1}^n a_{jk}\ e_j\wedge e_k$, where $n=2m$, and $a_{jk}\in\mathbb C$. We know that $\alpha^{\wedge m}=\alpha\wedge\alpha\dots\wedge\...

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### Integer Polynomial solutions to functional equation

Recently I came across a functional equation which always has a polynomial with integer coefficients solution.
Let
$$
L_n(x)=(2 x+1)^2f(x+1)-4x(x+n+1)f(x)-((2 n+1)!!)^2\prod_{i=1}^n(x+i).
$$
Problem:
...

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votes

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### Finding a vector representation for a data where we only know the inner products

I am an engineer working on speech signal processing and I have a problem that I have encountered while trying to model speech signals. The mathematical formulation is not entirely pure and I try to ...

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votes

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### coefficient-wise powers of matrices. Reference wanted

Let $K$ be a commutative field and ${\rm M}_n (K)$ be the ring of $n\times n$ square matrices with coefficients in $K$ ($n\geqslant 1$ is an integer). For $k\geqslant 1$ and $A =(a_{ij})_{1\leqslant i,...