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  • n. Plural form of eigenvector.


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  • The eigenvectors are the directions in which a matrix A transforms a vector “eigenly”–it doesn’t change the vector’s direction, it only dilates it by the scalar amount z.

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  • “Math professors love us because Google has made eigenvectors relevant to every matrix algebra student in America,” says Marissa Mayer.

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  • Observe any N variables that are not fully correlated and you can summarize the information in an N by N correlation matrix which has N orthogonal real eigenvectors.

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  • In the case that the vector is normalized, it will, from (3.1), represent a possible state of the system, and in the event that it is the sum of a pair of eigenvectors of an observable B with distinct eigenvalues, it will not itself be an eigenvector of B, but will be associated, from (3. 4b), with a set of probabilities for showing one or another result in B-measurements.

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  • The annullment of eigenvectors on the Weyl tensor gives the N-type solutions, of which the pp-waves for gravity waves are an example of.

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  • Now eigenvectors are basically symmetric or “stable” solutions, a classical example being the way a rotating rigid body evolves to rotate about a principle axis, and this symmetry is also a key aspect of my proposal.

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  • The solution types are determined by eigenvectors of the Weyl curvature and their eigenvalues.

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  • Why eigenvalues and eigenvectors (a.k.a. eigenstates)?

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  • This classification involves Killing eigenvectors of the Weyl curvature.

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  • In effect, as you go from 0 to m retained PCs, you define a path from PLS to OLS in which each step is generated by …, the truncated eigenvector matrix with 1,2,..,m eigenvectors.

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