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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where J is a matrix in Jordan canonical form and N is a nilpotent matrix also in Jordan canonical form.
Equation (6) is then rendered in its simplest canonical form, written here as:
3(a) shows the bandstop coupling matrix reconfigured to the folded canonical form.
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
theodicy), reading methods (feminist criticism), and individual books in their 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.
In the process, they translate the user's query into the appropriate query grammar of each content provider and then convert the content providers' responses to some internal canonical form for evaluation and combining.
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 canonical form for an analytic function of several variables at a critical point.
All three excerpts illustrate the use of a traditional proverb in prominent text-initial position, in 1a and 1b in the canonical form and in 1c in a reduced form together with the metalinguistic device of suspension points which indicate its fragmentary nature.
Although the symphony in its canonical form militates for a progressive and unidirectional time, it is not without its own polyvalence.