# Tagged Questions

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### Non-strict column diagonally dominant matrix inner product

Let $A \in \mathbb{R}^{n \times n}$ be a normalized non-strict column diagonally dominant matrix, that is:
$$a_{j,j} = \sum_{i \ne j} \left|a_{i,j}\right|$$
where $0 \le a_{j,j} \le 1$ and $-1 \le ...

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### Criteria for existence of stable principal submatrices of a stable matrix?

Let $A$ be an $n\times n$ real matrix. Suppose $A$ is stable, that is, all the eigenvalues of $A$ have strictly negative real part.
Question: What are some results about existence of stable ...

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### How to find $K,W,S$ in the Mostow decomposition theorem?

The Mostow decomposition theorem states:
Let $Z$ a nonsingular complex matrix, then $Z$ can be factored as:
$$Z=We^{iK}e^S$$ where: $W$ is unitary, $K$ is real and skew symmetric and $S$ is real and ...

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### An idea of two sided invertible matrix [closed]

Can you suggest me a reading material that expand on the idea of two matrices that are inverse to each other but which are not square matrices?
Here's what I think of, take $A$ a matrix of order $n\...

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### Minimize matrix distance to tensor product

Minimize the following function:
$ f(V) = || V \otimes V - U_1 \otimes U_2 ||$
where $U_1, U_2 \in SU(n)$ are fixed and we minimize over all $V \in SU(n)$. The norm is from the trace inner product.
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### Metrics on the group of unimodular polynomial matrices

The group of unimodular matrices $\mathbb{U}[s]^{n\times n}$ is given by the set of $n\times n$ square (real) matrix-valued polynomials $\mathbb{R}[s]^{n\times n}$ which admit a polynomial inverse. ...

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### Lie algebra of invariant polynomials or invariant smooth functions

Is there a symplectic structure on $M_{2n}(\mathbb{R})$, not necessarily with constant coefficients, such that the space of smooth invariant functions, those smooth functions $f:M_{2n}(\mathbb{...

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### Maximize inner product of a tensor of unitary matrices

How can one maximize the following function:
$ f(V) = || V \otimes V - U_1 \otimes U_2 ||$
where $U_1, U_2 \in SU(n)$ are given and we seek to maximize over $V \in SU(n)$.
Both the maximum value of ...

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### determine the existence of positive semi-definite matrix

Given a $d\times d$ complex matrix subspace $S$, we are asking whether there is some finite integer $n$ such that there exists a non-zero positive semi-definite matrix is orthogonal to $S^{\otimes n}$....

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### nonnegative solution of nonhomogeneous under-determined linear system of equations

For a set of under-determined linear equations, I was wondering if there is any closed form for all non-negative solutions? Is there a way to analytically characterize the feasibility set of such ...

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### Is this a full rank matrix? [closed]

According to the answer of znt to the previous version, I revise the question as follows:
Is there a real $(n-1)\times n$ matrix $A$
such that $A$ is not a full rank matrix and satisfy $a_{ii}&...

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### Expected amount of linearly dependent random vectors? [closed]

Given a random Matrix $A\in \mathbb{F}_2^{n\times n}$ what is the expectation value of the amount of linearly dependent row-vectors of $A$?
EDIT: As said in the comments, I'm looking for the ...

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### Tight upper bound for the degree of the entries of adjugate of polynomial matrix

(This question was originally asked at Math.SE, where it didn't receive any answers.)
Let $A(x_1, \ldots, x_m)$ be a $n$ x $n$ matrix whose entries are polynomials on real variables $x_1, \ldots, ...

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### convex representation of a combinatorial constraint

I have an optimization problem with a weird constraint as follows. Is it possible to express it in some ways that have convex properties:
matrix $\mathbf{X}$ is either
$[1 \ 0 \ 0 \ 0 \ 0\\
\ 0 \ 0 ...

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### A nice proof that completely bounded (cb) norm of transpose map on $ M_n $ is n

In my research of operator algebras and their connection with machine learning I of course use the well know result:
For the map $ tr:M_n \to M_n $ denoting the transpose map of matrices (meaning ...

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### Image of composition of integral upper triangular matrices

For $A,B$ integral upper triangular matrices on $\mathbb{Z}^k$, do we know something about the image $\text{im}(AB)$ in terms of $\text{im}(A)$, $\text{im}(B)$, unions, intersections, determinants, ...

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### Carathéodory's theorem for $SO(3)$?

Let $Q \in \operatorname{Conv} SO(3)$.
Is there a way to retrieve an explicit representation of $Q$ as convex combination $Q=\sum_{k=1}^{r}{\lambda_{i}R_{i}},
R_{i} \in SO(3)$?
An approximation ...

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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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### Solving matrix equation $X^{-1}=\sum_{i=1}^n D_i X A_i$

Does anybody know an algorithm to solve the following matrix equation?
$$X^{-1}=\sum_{i=1}^n D_i X A_i$$
where $D_i$s are diagonal and $A_i$s are symmetric matrices.
It would be great to have an ...

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

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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### 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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### Number of Asymmetric, Balanced Permutation Matrices

let $\mathcal{ABP}$, the set of "asymmetric, balanced permutation matrices", be defined as the set of permutation matrices, that aren't equal their transpose but, for which the number $1$s below the ...

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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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### 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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### 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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### How can I efficiently approximate the stationary distribution of an infinite CTMC with a sparse rate matrix?

I am looking for methods to approximate the stationary distribution of an infinite CTMC with a sparse rate matrix. Each row and column of the rate matrix has a finite number of non-zero elements. ...

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### Joint distribution of eigenvalue and matrix entry

Let $X=(X_{n,m})_{n,m=1}^N$ be a $N\times N$ GUE random matrix, and let $\lambda_1,\dots,\lambda_N$ denote its unordered eigenvalues. What can be said about the distribution of, say, $$\lvert\lambda_1-...

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### Matrix norm inequality for C*-Algebras [closed]

Let A a $C^*$-Algebra. I have already shown that the maps $Tr, \sigma: M_n(A)\rightarrow A$ given by $Tr((a_{ij})):=\sum_{i}a_{ii}$ and $\sigma\left(\left(a_{ij}\right)\right)=\sum_{i\text{, }j}a_{ij}$...

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### Matrix transformation [closed]

I want to show that
$(I-H^T(-s)H(s))^{-1}$ has no poles on the imaginary axis
with $H(s)=C(sI-A)^{-1}B$ and $H^T(-s)=-B^T(sI+A)^{-T}C^T$
is equivalent to $M_\gamma$ has no purely imaginary ...

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### What is the Time Complexity of the Matrix Exponential?

While trying to compute the Matrix Exponential of an $n \times n$ array I decided to take advantage of a Python function called scipy.linalg.expm().
According to ...

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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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### A sufficient condition (or not) for positive semidefiniteness of a matrix?

Let $A\in M_{n}(\mathbb{C})$ be a Hermitian matrix. If for all $z_1,...,z_n\in\mathbb{C}$, $$\sum_{i,j=1}^{n}A_{ij}z_{i}\overline{z_{j}}\ge 0$$ then A is positive semidefinite.
I do not think the ...

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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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### 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,...

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### The class of $(-1,0,1)$-matrix with all row sums and column sums equalling to $0$

Let $n$ be an even positive integer and $W_n$ be the class of all $n\times n$ matrices with entries from the set $\{-1,0,1\}$ satisfying all row sums and column sums are equal to $0$.
For any $M\in ...

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### Explicit solution to a Rayleigh quotient equation

For 5 months! I have been struggling to solve the following equations analytically without numeric method (ie, Newton method):
Main equation:
$$
\biggl(M^2-\cfrac{\mathbf{x^{\text{T}}}M^2\...

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### Perturbations on the pseudoinverse of a matrix

Given a matrix $A \in \mathbb{R}^{n\times m}$, and its perturbation
$$
A_p = A + \Delta
$$
is there a way to represent
$$
(A_p)^{\star}= (A)^{\star} + f(\Delta)
$$
where $(A_p)^{\star}$ ($(A)^{\star}...

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### Product of conjugate matrices in $\mathrm{SL}(2, \mathbb{Z})$

I've read that if $M_1, \dots, M_n$ are matrices in $\mathrm{SL}(2, \mathbb{Z})$ whose product is the identity, and each is conjugate to the shear
$$ \begin{pmatrix} 1 & 1 \\ 0 & 1\end{...

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### Eigenvectors of symmetric positive semidefinite matrices as measurable functions

I'm currently interested in how discontinuous can get the eigenprojections of a continuous function taking values in a particular subspace of symmetric matrices.
I've been searching everywhere for an ...

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### Finding nearest Toeplitz matrix to a given matrix

For an arbitrary $N\times N$ Hermitian matrix $A$, I want to derive a Toeplitz matrix from $A$ such that the eigenvectors of both matrices have minimal change.
Specifically I want find the Toeplitz ...

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### Functions with scalar times orthogonal Jacobian [duplicate]

I am interested in understanding functions $f:\mathbb{R}^d \rightarrow \mathbb{R}^d $ whose Jacobian at every point $x \in \mathbb{R}^d$ is a scalar times an orthogonal matrix.
I've seen a similar ...

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### I have a very large sparse matrix, 'A', in Ax = b. What work in advance of getting 'b' can be done to reduce solving time?

This question borders between a programming and math question (more math). I have a little matrix knowledge but this is past my ability, so any help is very much appreciated.
Question
I have a very ...

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### Is there a smooth polar decomposition for non-invertible matrices?

Every $n \times n$ real matrix $A$ has a polar decomposition $A=OP$, where $O \in O_n, P$ is symmetric positive semi-definite.
$P$ is uniquely determined by $A$, by $P(A)=\sqrt{A^TA}$,
and when $A$ ...

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### non-symmetric weak diagonal-dominant matrix, no decoupling: (a) is positive semi-definite? (b) has dim(ker)=1?

We are considering a matrix $A=(a_{ij})_{i,j=1,\ldots,d}\in\mathbb{R}^{d\times d}$ with the following property: $a_{ii}=-\sum_{j\neq i}a_{ij}$, i.e. the matrix is not only weak diagonal-dominant, but ...

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### Rationality of a certain real algebraic variety

Let $A_n$ denote the vector space of $n\times n$ antisymmetric matrices over ${\mathbb{Q}}$, where $n$ is even.
Let $A_n^*\subset A_n$ denote the affine ${\mathbb{Q}}$-subvariety of invertible ...

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### Does similarity imply symmetric similarity?

Let $F$ be an infinite field. If two $n×n$ matrices $A,B$ are similar in $M_n(F)$, then are they also similar via a symmetric matrix (that is, is there a symmetric matrix $Q∈GL_n(F)$ such that $A=QBQ^{...

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### Eigenvalues of cyclic tridiagonal matrix [closed]

The following matrix is the result of a special kind of balanced signed graph of order $n$. In the Matrix $n_1,n_2,..,n_k$ are positive integers, which satisfy $\sum
n_i=n.$ Prove that this matrix ...

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### Bounding entries of the inverse of certain zero-one matrices

It is known that the entries of the inverse of an (invertible) $n \times n$ zero-one matrix $A$ can grow exponentially in $n$. See this MO question:
Bounding the absolute sum of entries of the ...

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### range of singular values of sub-matrices

Assume we have a $m \times n$ matrix $A$ with real entries representing an operator $T$ on $n$ dimensional real vector space $V$. Then we select a $n-1$ dimensional subspace of $E$ of $V$ and ...