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3 Matrix Algebra Operations

Matrix algebra defines a set of operations that may be performed on matrices. These operations include addition, subtraction, multiplication, inversion (multiplication by the inverse is similar to division) and transposition. We may separate the operations into two mutually exclusive categories: unary and binary. Unary operations are performed on a single matrix, and binary operations combine two matrices to obtain a single matrix result. Binary operations will be described first.


Jeff Lessem 2002-03-21