# Questions tagged [hadamard-product]

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### Preserving the strictly total positivity of special bases by using radial basis functions

Let $\left[\alpha,\beta\right]$ be a non-empty interval and consider an $\left(n+1\right)$-dimensional subspace $\mathbb{S}_{n}$ of $C^n\left(\left[\alpha,\beta\right]\right)$ such that $\mathbb{S}_{n}...

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### Probability distribution of the Hadamard ratio of two degenerate multivariate Gaussian distributions?

This question pertains to the theory of Hadamard/elementwise functions of multivariate r.v.s/random vectors, which is unfortunately not a very popular topic:
References for the theory of Hadamard ...

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### Convergence of sequence of images of Schur multipliers

Let $\eta$ be a continuous bounded function on $(0, \infty)^{2}$ so that $\eta(0,0)=1$. Let $A$ be a bounded operator on $\ell^{2}(\mathbb{Z}_{\geq 0})=\ell^{2}$ (by bounded operator I will always ...

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### References for the theory of Hadamard functions and compositions of random vectors

Recently, I fell in love with the pointwise/elementwise/componentwise/Hadamard/Schur functions and compositions of random vectors such as Hadamard squares and products of random vectors. Here is one ...

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### Non singularity of a generalised Vandermonde matrix through Hadamard product

I'm currently trying to prove the following.
Consider $k_1,\dots,k_N$ complex numbers not lying on the real and imaginary axes. Then consider
\begin{equation}
W_N(x)= \text{Wronskian}\big(\cosh(k_1x),...

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### On the notion of Hadamard rank of matrix

Given a matrix $M\in\Bbb F_2^{n\times n}$, define its Hadamard rank $h(M)$ to be the minimum number of rank $\leq2$ matrices in $\Bbb F_2^{n\times n}$ with Hadamard product (that is, the entry-wise ...

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### On the complexity of writing down matrices

Consider families of $0/1$ matrices in $\Bbb B$ where $1+1=1$:
$\mathcal M_{1,n,c}$ contains $2^n\times 2^n$ matrices that can be written as Hadamard product of $t=O(2^{(\log n)^c})$ matrices $$(J_n-...

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### Rank of Hadamard product with random matrices

I do research in statistics and am not sure whether the following is considered research level or not in mathematics. If it isn't, I'm happy because that means the answer is probably known and I can ...

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### Behavior of matrix rank under thresholding of its elements

Let $A$ be a $n \times n$ real matrix of, say, rank $r$. Consider the matrix $$\max \{0,A\}$$ whereby each negative element of $A$ is set to $0$ and the non-negative elements are left unchanged. Is ...

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### Eigendecomposition of the Hadamard product of a rank one symmetric matrix and a positive definite symmetric matrix

Is it possible to say anything about the eigenvalues and eigenvectors of a matrix
$X = Y \circ xx^T$
where $Y$ is a positive definite symmetric matrix with known eigen-decomposition
$Y=U\Lambda U^T$...

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### The rank of a perturbed triangular matrix

$\DeclareMathOperator{\rk}{rk}$
The question below is implicit in this MO post, but I believe it deserves to be asked explicitly, particularly now that I have some more numerical evidence.
Suppose ...

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### Pointwise (Hadamard) matrix product and the rank

$\DeclareMathOperator{\rk}{rk}$
Suppose that $A$ is a square matrix of order $n$. If, for any polynomials $P$ and $Q$ with $\deg P+\deg Q\le 2$, we have
$$ P(A)\circ Q(A^t) = P(1)Q(1)\, I_n \tag{$\...

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### Maximum eigenvalue of Hadamard power of a positive semidefinite matrix

Let $K$ be a covariance matrix. It is positive semidefinite, its diagonal elements are all 1, and its off-diagonals are between -1 and 1. Let $K.^2$ be its element-wise power (Hadamard power). Can we ...

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### infinitely many non-trivial zeros for $L(s,\chi)$ using Hadamard product for $\xi(s,\chi)$

Here is the definition of $\xi(s,\chi)$:
$\xi(s,\chi)= \left(\frac{s(s-1)}{2} \right)^{1_{\chi=1}} (q/\pi)^{\frac{s+a}{2}} \Gamma \left( \frac{s+a}{2} \right) L(s,\chi)$
Here is the definition of ...

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### Integral of the entrywise square of the exponential of a matrix

Note: I posted my question on math.stackexchange but got no answer. That is why I am asking it here.
Let $A$ be a $n\times n$ square matrix such that the real part of all eigenvalues are negative. ...

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### sub-space restricted minimum eigenvalue of Hadamard product of two PSD matrices

Let $\mathbf{A},\mathbf{B}\in\mathbb{R}^{n\times n}$ be two positive semidefinite matrices. Also let $\mathbf{A}\circ \mathbf{B}$ denote the Hadamard product of $\mathbf{A}$ and $\mathbf{B}$. A ...

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### Matrix equation and Hadamard product

I have a matrix equation involving square real matrices of the form:
$$X(X^{T} \odot A) + (X \odot A)X^{T} = B$$
where $\odot$ denotes the Hadamard product. How can I determine a solution for X?
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### Matrix equation with Hadamard product and its own inverse involved

I know there is an almost exactly same question here but I have further specifications. So my problem is as follows:
$$
\Omega^{-1}=\dfrac{1}{n}\left(\Omega\odot \mathbf{W}+\mathbf{X}'\mathbf{X}+\...

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### eigenvalues of a generalization of Hadamard product matrix

I have a Laplacian matrix ($L$), which is positive semi-definit. Then I have this matrix
$$\Delta=\begin{bmatrix} \delta_{11} & \ldots & \delta_{1n} \\
\vdots & \ddots & \vdots \\
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### Billera Tree Space

I am studying the tree space of Billera and I do not really understand why it is an Hadamard Space. I have already read L. Billera, S. Holmes, K. Vogtmann, Geometry of the space of phylogenetic trees, ...

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### Hadamard Product and Eigendecomposition

I just found this related question in here Q1.
Given a positive definite matrix $\mathbf{A}$, consider its eigendecomposition $(\mathbf{A}\mathbf{V} = \mathbf{V}\mathbf{D})$. Consider an arbitrary ...

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### Prime Hadamard Matrices

Assume that $n$ is a sufficiently large number. Is there a Hadamaed matrix $H_{4n \times 4n}=(h_{ij})$ with the last row and the last cloumn $J$ (thet is, for every $k$, $h_{k,4n}=1$ and $h_{4n, k}=1$)...

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### A Hadamard product of the zeros of the Riemann integral. Does it put any constraints on where the $\rho$'s can reside in the critical strip?

I have deleted a previous, now obsolete question on the same topic.
Take the well-known Riemann integral:
$$\displaystyle \pi^{-\frac{s}{2}}\,\Gamma\left(\frac{s}{2}\right)\, \zeta(s) =\int_1^{\...

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### How to solve a matrix equation with both inverses and a hadamard product?

I have a matrix equation of the form:
$$
A^{-1} = B + A \circ C
$$
where $\circ$ denotes the Hadamard product (i.e., $(A\circ C)_{ij} = A_{ij}B_{ij}$). How can I determine if a solution for $A$ ...

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### Inequalities for Hadamard products of complex symmetric matrices

Consider a complex symmetric matrix $$ C= C_R + i C_I $$ with $C_R,C_I \in \text{Mat}_{n\times n}(\mathbb R)$ symmetric, and assume that the eigenvalues of $C_R$ are all strictly positive. Then, $C$ ...

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### Hadamard product and inertia

One of Schur's famous results says that if $A,B$ are positive semidefinite matrices, then the Hadamard (i.e. entrywise) product $A \circ B$ is also positive semidefinite. It's also true if "semi" is ...

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### Generalizations of Oppenheim's inequality

The well-known Oppenheim inequality says that for two positive definite matrices $A,B$ it holds that $\det(A \circ B) \geq (\prod{a_{ii}})\det(B)$.
There has been a lot of beautiful work done ...