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2014.26: Sylvester's Influence on Applied Mathematics

2014.26: Nicholas J. Higham (2014) Sylvester's Influence on Applied Mathematics. Mathematics Today, 50 (4). pp. 202-206. ISSN 1361-2042

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Abstract

James Joseph Sylvester coined the term ``matrix'' and contributed much to the early development of matrix theory. To mark the 200th anniversary of his birth I show how Sylvester's work on matrices continues to influence applied mathematics today.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:James Joseph Sylvester, applied mathematics, linear algebra, numerical analysis
Subjects:MSC 2000 > 01 History and biography
MSC 2000 > 15 Linear and multilinear algebra; matrix theory
MSC 2000 > 65 Numerical analysis
MIMS number:2014.26
Deposited By:Nick Higham
Deposited On:04 August 2014

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