diagonalisation

English translation: diagonalisation

 08:21 Apr 27, 2017
French to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Mathematics & Statistics / Calculs
 French term or phrase: diagonalisation Dans ce cas, il n’est pas rare de retenir 2 ou 3 axes pour décrire correctement le nuage de points. Par exemple, examiner le plan factoriel 1-2, puis le plan 2-3. Ces valeurs propres sont obtenues à l’aide de calcul très compliqués que seul un ordinateur peut réaliser si le nombre de variables est supérieur à 3 : la diagonalisation de matrice.
 Giorgio TenediosItaly Local time: 02:04
 English translation:diagonalisation
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Mair A-W (PhD)
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4 +6diagonalisation
 Mair A-W (PhD)
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diagonalisation
 Jennifer White

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diagonalisation

Explanation:
http://mathworld.wolfram.com/MatrixDiagonalization.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diagonalizable_matrix

why not?

 Mair A-W (PhD)GermanyLocal time: 02:04Specializes in fieldNative speaker of: EnglishPRO pts in category: 3
 Just to confirm, thanks

agree  Jennifer White: see ref.
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agree  writeaway: logical it's the same term in Eng.
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agree  Yolanda Broad: In non-UK English, it's diagonalization. ;-)
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Reference: diagonalisation

Reference information:
"Yes it's a term in linear algebra where you reduce a matrix to have non zero elements only on the diagonal" (according to Dr Alex White, mathematician)

 Jennifer WhiteUnited KingdomNative speaker of: English

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