sparse matrix

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sparse matrix

[′spärs ′mā·triks]
(mathematics)
A matrix most of whose entries are zeros.
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1992, Implementation of Givens transformation in to the adjustment with sparse equation matrix, (in Czech).
This situation in terms of solving large and sparse equations systems in parallel, would require a relatively large number of processors, that is not an option in most situations.
Indeed, much of the power of frontal and multifrontal techniques for the solution of sparse equations comes from these kernels.