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  • noun Plural form of nonzero.


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  • I observed that most of the coefficients in our matrices were zero; i.e., the nonzeros were "sparse" in the matrix, and that typically the triangular matrices associated with the forward and back solution provided by Gaussian elimination would remain sparse if pivot elements were chosen with care.

    Harry M. Markowitz - Autobiography


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