canonical form


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canonical form

[kə′nän·ə·kəl ‚fȯrm]
(control systems)
A specific type of dynamical system representation in which the associated matrices possess specific row-column structures.
(organic chemistry)
A resonance structure for a cyclic compound in which the bonds do not intersect.
(science and technology)
A particularly clean and simple representation which usually follows or satisfies a general rule.
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The observance of the canonical form and the dispensation from the canonical form are two norms that have proven to be not very successful, at least in central Europe.
Observability of ((F* - KH*), H*) means that the system described by equations (4) and (5) with the state vector e(t) and the output vector r(t) can be transformed via nonsingular matrix T into the identification canonical form
He focuses on three equivalent definitions of f(A), based respectively on the Jordan canonical form, polynomial interpolation, and the Cauchy integral formula.
The author makes a sharp distinction between symmetrical reciprocity, the more canonical form, and transitive reciprocity.
We present structure preserving algorithms for the numerical computation of structured staircase forms of skew-symmetric/symmetric matrix pencils along with the Kronecker indices of the associated skew-symmetric/symmetric Kronecker-like canonical form.
A polynomial canonical form for certain analytic functions of two variables at a critical point.
Although the symphony in its canonical form militates for a progressive and unidirectional time, it is not without its own polyvalence.
A function called DOMHASH can be used to produce a canonical form of the document.
Flannery argues that Alexander's concerns about the use of ecthetic proofs focus on the tendency of such proofs to violate canonical form, rather than on any logical scruple concerning the use of singulars in syllogistic argument.
A diocesan marriage tribunal grants a Declaration of Nullity when the first marriage was not entered into with the proper canonical form, for instance, without a priest or deacon present.
New approach for diagnosis in linear and nonlinear systems based on well known in linear systems theory Kronecker canonical form is presented.
151-76) of the role of Guru Arjan in editing the text directs attention properly to the pivotal role the fifth Guru played in shaping Sikh scripture into a canonical form that has endured for almost four centuries.