Jacobi canonical matrix

Jacobi canonical matrix

[jə¦kōb·ē kə¦nän·ə·kəl ′mā·triks]
(mathematics)
A form to which any matrix can be reduced by a collineatory transformation, with zeros below the principal diagonal and characteristic roots as elements of the principal diagonal.
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