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  • n. In matrix algebra, the process of converting a square matrix into a diagonal matrix, usually to find the eigenvalues of the matrix.

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  • n. changing a square matrix to diagonal form (with all non-zero elements on the principal diagonal)

Etymologies

diagonal + -isation (Wiktionary)

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  • Second, the method that is used, called diagonalisation was already present in the work of du Bois-Reymond for building real functions growing faster than any function in a given sequence of functions.

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  • A recent paper, Periods and elementary real numbers claims to exhibit one by means of a kind of diagonalisation argument.

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  • The theoretical groundings of the recursive mathematics of Gödel can be found in famous diagonalisation method of Cantor

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