special orthogonal transformation

special orthogonal transformation

[¦spesh·əl ȯr¦thäg·ən·əl ‚tranz·fər′mā·shən]
(mathematics)
An orthogonal transformation whose matrix representation has determinant equal to 1.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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