Definition of unit matrix in English:

unit matrix

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  • another term for identity matrix.
    More example sentences
    • The unit matrix is a unit that provides objects for the common two, three and four dimensional vectors matrixes.
    • The matrix J is a signature matrix of the form where the two unit matrices do not necessarily have the same dimensions.
    • For example multiply the unit matrix by a constant, or use a simple scalar multiplication by the unit matrix to obtain the diagonal elements of a given matrix.

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