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Hermitian matrix

noun
1.
Mathematics. a matrix, whose entries are complex numbers, equal to the transpose of the matrix whose entries are the conjugates of the entries of the given matrix.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; after C. Hermite; see -ian
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Hermitian matrix

noun
1.
(maths) a matrix whose transpose is equal to the matrix of the complex conjugates of its entries
Word Origin
C20: named after Charles Hermite (1822–1901), French mathematician
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