Definition of eigenvector in English:

eigenvector

Syllabification: ei·gen·vec·tor
Pronunciation: /ˈīgənˌvektər
 
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noun

Mathematics & Physics
  • A vector that when operated on by a given operator gives a scalar multiple of itself.
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    • In a very natural way, concepts of linear algebra, including eigenvalues and eigenvectors, appear.
    • Eigenvalues and eigenvectors were computed by Jacobi rotation.
    • Then they sorted the eigenvectors according to the eigenvalues and divided them into three subsets.

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