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characteristic vector
Word Origin
noun
,
Mathematics
1.
a vector for which there exists a scalar such that the value of the vector under a given transformation is equal to the scalar times the vector.
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Also called
eigenvector
.
Origin of
characteristic vector
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1955-1960
1955-60
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