matrix calculus


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matrix calculus

[′mā·triks ′kal·kyə·ləs]
(mathematics)
The treatment of matrices whose entries are functions as functions in their own right with a corresponding theory of differentiation; this has application to the study of multidimensional derivatives of functions of several variables.
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