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OpenMath Content Dictionary: linalg2

Canonical URL:
http://www.openmath.org/cd/linalg2.ocd
CD Base:
http://www.openmath.org/cd
CD File:
linalg2.ocd
CD as XML Encoded OpenMath:
linalg2.omcd
Defines:
matrix, matrixrow, vector
Date:
2004-03-30
Version:
3
Review Date:
2006-03-30
Status:
official


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This CD treats matrices and vectors in a row oriented fashion (using matrixrow's).


vector

Role:
application
Description:

This symbol represents an n-ary function used to construct (or describe) vectors. Vectors in this CD are considered to be row vectors and must therefore be transposed to be considered as column vectors.

Example:
An example of vector using n arguments. The specific vector constructed in this example is [3,6,9].
( 3 , 6 , 9 )
Signatures:
sts


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matrixrow

Role:
application
Description:

This symbol is an n-ary constructor used to represent rows of matrices. Its arguments should be members of a ring.

Example:
Representation of a row of a matrix of length two containing the integers [1,0]
1 0
Signatures:
sts


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matrix

Role:
application
Description:

This symbol is an n-ary matrix constructor which requires matrixrow's as arguments. It is used to represent matrices.

Example:
Representation of a 2x2 identity matrix
1 0 0 1
Signatures:
sts


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