Definition of eigenvector in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈʌɪɡənˌvɛktə


Mathematics & Physics
A vector which when operated on by a given operator gives a scalar multiple of itself.
More example sentences
  • 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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