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Finding an image (Linear Transformations) $T(2,-1,1)$

Let $T:R^3 \rightarrow R^3$ be a linear transformation such that $T(1,1,1) = (2,0,-1), T(0,-1,2) = (-3,2,-1)$ and $T(1,0,1)=(1,1,0)$. Find the indicated image $T(2,-1,1)$ I used the rule that: ...
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Help determining whether a function is a linear transformation $T:M_{2,2}\rightarrow R, T(A)=|A|$

Again, here is the function: $T:M_{2,2}\rightarrow R, T(A)=|A|$ I was able to prove that its not a linear transformation because $T(A+B) \neq T(A)+T(B)$ in fact, $T(A+B) = C$ where $C$ is a new ...
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Find linear transformation of a given matrix of linear transformation

I have two basis. The first is a $R2$ basis ${(1,0) , (0,2)}$. Lets call it basis of $U$. The second is a $R3$ basis ${(1,0,-1), (0,1,2), (1,2,0)}$ Lets call it basis of $V$. Is given a matrix of a ...
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Meaning of entries of a transformation matrix in practical terms [Homework related]

I'm having a bit of trouble understanding what the matrix entries mean practically in this problem: 100 kg of a highly toxic substance is spilled into three lakes. The state, t weeks after the ...
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Making a change of variable to transform an equation

$\displaystyle m\frac {dv} {dt} = mg - kv^2$ $\displaystyle\frac {dV}{dT} = 1 - V^2$ Make a change of variable $v=aV$ and $t=bT$, show that for suitable choices of the parameters $a>0$ and ...
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Defining a Linear Transformation Given a Basis for the Domain

I'm having difficulty understanding the proof for the following theorem: Suppose $B$ = $\{$$v_1$$, ... , $$v_n$$\}$ is a basis for a vector space V. Then for any elements $w_1$$, ... , $$w_n$ of a ...
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Matrix representations of linear transformation between bases

Let V and W be vector spaces, and let L: V -> W be a linear transformation between them. A basis for V is E = {$v_1$,...,$v_5$}. A basis for W is F = {$w_1$,...,$w_4$}. On the basis vectors the linear ...
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abs(x)cos(x) in Fourier space

I am working on some problems concerning Fourier Transform and I am facing something I don't understand. I am trying to understand what is the representation of the function f(x)=abs(x)cos(x) in the ...
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Basic Matrix Transformation

The information I have is for a matrix transformation from R^3 to R^3 (denoted by L()), L(a_1) = 3(a_1) and L(2(a_1))= (5,-3,6). Find L(3a_1-22a_1), L(-4a_1), L(0), L(4a_1). What I tried to do was ...
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Looking for a formula to calculate DCT/FFT frequencies when cropping a matrix/image.

Given: A is a matrix of dimensions W1 x H1 . Cropping: Few rows and/or few columns were deleted from matrix A. We got matrix B of dimensions W2 x H2. Not more than 5% of matrix A rows/columns ...
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How to prove this property of a projective transformation?

The copy below is from this book: Sophus Lie, Vorlesungen über Differentialgleichungen mit bekannten Infinitesimalen Transformationen, bearbeitet und herausgegeben von Dr. Georg Wilhelm ...
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How do digital filters work in time domain?

I am trying to understand how do digital filters work and how to actually calculate the output numerically. I have read that they are characterised by a transfer function $H(z)$ which results in a ...
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How does the transformation on a point affect the normal at that point?

Say I have a point in 3D with coordinates $\begin{bmatrix} p_1 \\ p_2 \\p_3 \end{bmatrix}$ and the normal on the point with coordinates $\begin{bmatrix} n_1 \\ n_2 \\n_3 \end{bmatrix}$. Now I apply ...
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Non constant function of two points invariant under Affine transformation proof

Here is the question; Prove that there does not exist any nonconstant function of pairs of distinct points $P,Q\in\mathbb{R}^2$ or of triples of distinct non collinear points $P,Q,R\in\mathbb{R}^2$ ...
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Matrix representations of Transformation with change of basis (Fraleigh Beauregard)

I'm having problems understanding section 7.2 of FB's Linear Algebra, 3rd edition, and I can't find the solution online since no specific name is given to the matrices. Sorry for the long ...
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Impact of the transformation matrix distribution on linear transformation

Let $X$ be a $m\times n$ ($m$: number of records, and $n$: number of attributes) normalized dataset (between $0$ and $1$). Denote $Y=XR$, where $R$ is an $n\times p$ matrix, and $p<n$. I understand ...
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Find the basis of a transformation matrix for an endomorphism

I have a 3x3 transformation matrix $D_{BB} (f)$ with $B$ as a basis of vector space $V$ and $f$ as a diagonalizeable endomorphism $f : V \to V$ given. Basis $B$ is not explicitly given. The entries of ...
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Fourier Transform of rational function

So I have this function: $$f(t)=\frac{1}{(1-it)^{n+1}}$$ And I have the Fourier Transform defined as $$\hat{f}(\lambda)=\frac{1}{\sqrt{2\pi}}\int_\mathbb{R}f(t)e^{-\lambda.it}dt $$ Now my ...
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How does a cropping of a 2D matrix/image affect its DCT transform?

I apologize in advance: since I am not a mathematician, maybe my question is not well defined, but I hope that some of you will still understand my meaning. Given a 2D matrix, or an image of ...
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Rotation operator for a point in a coordinate system linearly derived from Cartesian coordinates

For some experimental and practical reason, I have created a new coordinate system in the form $$x^\prime_i=T_{ij}x_j$$ where $T_{ij}$ isn't a square matrix. $x_i$ is standard Cartesian coordinates, ...
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About representations and transformations under an $SU(n)$ Lie Group

I think my problem is that I misunderstand what "transforms under" really means. Let's take $SU(3)$, for the $\mathbf{3}$ with Dynkin indices $(1,0)$, a state transforms like : $ψ→gψ$. For the ...
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Joint density of two functions of random variable

This is online homework, and I'm not always clear on which chapter questions are from, so I might be completely off base. I have two random variables, $X_1$~UNI(5,10) and $X_2$~UNI(4,10), and then ...
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Let $T : \mathbb{R}^3 \to \mathbb{R}^3$ be a linear trasformation. Find $T(x)$

Let $T : \mathbb{R}^3 \to \mathbb{R}^3$ be a linear trasformation with $T \left(\begin{bmatrix} 1 \\ -2 \\ -1 \\ \end{bmatrix}\right) = \begin{bmatrix} 1 \\ -1 \\ 2 \\ ...
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Linear Transformations, kernels, and Basis for Range

I have the following question and am completely lost on how to start: Let $T: P_{2} \to P_{3}$ be the linear transformation $[T(p)](x) = p^{\prime}(x) + xp(x)$ Find $\ker(T)$ and find a basis for ...
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Rigid Deformation

I'm trying to parse through this paper on using the method of moving least squares for rigid transformations - http://www.cs.rice.edu/~jwarren/research/mls.pdf Under section 2.3, the author mentions ...
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Transformation Matrix of a function

I have the following: (Note: $V^{*}$ is defined as: $V^{*} = \{ L: V \rightarrow \mathbb{R} | \text{L is linear} \}$) Let $V$ be an $\mathbb{R}$-Vectorspace. Let $\phi \in V^{*} \text{ \ } \{0 \}$ ...
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scale transformation is invariant for H_1

Consider the subspace $H_1$ of $C_0(0,\infty)$, where $\phi=\int_0^t\dot{\phi}(s)ds$ and $\int_0^{\infty}{\dot{\phi}}^2ds<\infty$. The transformation is $(T\phi)(t)=t\phi(\frac{1}{t})$. How to ...
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Which, if any, of the following polynomials are in Range(t)?

Let T: P^2 ----> P^2 be a linear transformation defined by T(p(x)) = xp'(x) (i) 2 (ii) x^2 (iii)1-x I was hoping someone would show me how to find the range of one of them so I know how to do the ...
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Show that T is a linear transformation.

Let B be an element of $R^{n \times n}$ and define $T(A) = BAB$ for all $A \in R^{n \times n}$. Show that T is a linear transformation. I am completely lost and I do not know how to start this.
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Find linear transformation given kernel

Find linear transformation $F$ in canonical bases given $ F: \Bbb R^4 \to \Bbb R^3 $ $ \ker F=\operatorname{span}\left\{\begin{bmatrix}1\\2\\3\\4\end{bmatrix}, \begin{bmatrix}0\\1\\1\\1\end{bmatrix} ...
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Function inverse mapping [0, +inf) to [0, 1)

I have a measure ($x$) which the domain is $[0, +\infty)$ and measure some sort of variability. I want to create a new measure ($y$) that represents regularity and is inverse related to $x$. It is ...
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How to find the rotation matrix that will align an arbitrary vector to an axis

If I have a vector that starts at the origin, how can I find the transformation matrix that will align it with the positive y-axis. So it basically turns into a positive-y axis? EDIT: I also forgot ...
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Linear operator exists then differentiable?

Let $E_{\text{open}} \subseteq \mathbb{R}^n$, and let $\vec{x_o} \in E$. Let $\vec{f}: E \rightarrow \mathbb{R}^m$. If there exists a linear operator $A: \mathbb{R}^n \rightarrow \mathbb{R}^m$. such ...
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Linear transformation from $R^2$ to $R^2$.

Let $\vec{f}: \mathbb{R}^2 \rightarrow \mathbb{R}^2$, where $\vec{f} (\vec{x}) = (x+y^2, x^3+5y)$ and $\vec{x} = (x,y) \in \mathbb{R}^2$. Let $\vec{h} = (h_1, h_2)$ and $\vec{a} = (1,1) \in ...
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Transformation and properties of matrices

If $T:\mathbb{R}^n \rightarrow \mathbb{R}^m$ is a matrix transformation, does $T$ depend on the dimensions of $\mathbb{R}$? i.e., is $T$ one-one if $m>n$, $m=n$, or $n>m$? Also, say if $T$ is ...
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Matrix Transformation - Using matrix multiplication

How do I use matrix multiplication to find the reflection of (-1,2) about the x axis, y axis and the line y=x?
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Do we lose everything, if the natural transformations in a monad are exactly inverse?

I'm currently explaining monads $$T:{\bf C}\to{\bf C},\hspace{1cm}\eta:1_{\bf C}\to T,\hspace{1cm}\mu:T\circ T\to T,$$ to my brain and the "only" tricky thing are really the identity relations. I ...
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Transformation of ellipsoid to sphere

So I need to find an volume-preservating mapping from an ellipsoid to a ball (solid sphere). (Specifically: x^2/9 + y^2 + z^2 <= 3, but I'd rather understand the general case than just get how to ...
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Transformation matrix from quadrilateral to rectangle

There exists a rectangle somewhere in space with some orientation. A camera from the coordinate center point is looking along the z axis and is seeing the rectangle as a quadrilateral (due to ...
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Transformation Matrix $M_B^B$ of $P_3$ for $B = (1,x,x^2,x^3)$. Is that correct?

I have the following task and just wanted to check weather this is (written) correct(ly). Let $V$ be the vector space of all polynomials of grade $\le 3$ and $f: V \rightarrow V, p \rightarrow p'$ an ...
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Image of $\phi: \mathbb{Q}^{2\times 2} \rightarrow \mathbb{Q}^{2\times 2}, \ A \rightarrow A + A^t$

This question is related to the question I previously asked: Kernel. The following function is given: $$\phi: \mathbb{Q}^{2\times 2} \rightarrow \mathbb{Q}^{2\times 2}, \ A \rightarrow A + A^t$$ ...
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Help on finding eigenvalues of transformation on matrices

T is linear transformation working on 2x2 matrices: T(A) = $\begin{bmatrix}1 & 1\\1 &1\end{bmatrix}$ A as far as I see only 0 is an eigen value but someone told me 2 is eigen value too and ...
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Nilpotent Mappings

Got completely confused with this nilpotent and JCF stuff, need some help. Matrix $A_{n\times n}$ is nilpotent of order K, $1\le k\le 4$ Need to find: a list of all possible dimensions of ...
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Take -log of a Beta distributed R.V.

X1.....Xn~Beta(a,1) Y = -log(X) Use the transformation formula to calculate the pdf of Y. What named distribution does it have? I am confused what method to use here. A beta does not converge to a ...
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Regarding some elementary transformations

I was trying to follow a math forum thread when suddenly I stumbled upon a transformation that I just couldn't understand. It goes as follows: $v = \sqrt{ 2 U / r - 2 U / r_0}$ $v = \frac{dr}{dt} = ...
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I'm looking for the name of a transform that does the following (example images included)

I'm in the usual situation that if I would know what the name of the thing was, then I could find the answer. Since I dont know the name, here is what I'm looking for: Suppose I have the following ...
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Isomorphism between symmetric and upper triangular matrices

Question: Determine if the vector spaces $V=S_{3}$, the 3x3 symmetric matrices, and $W=U_{3}$, the 3x3 upper triangular matrices, are isomorphic. If they are, give an explicit isomorphism $T: V ...
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What does the Yoneda lemma say for the identity functor and finite sets?

So I try to plug in the simplest arguments into the Yoneda lemma and see how to interpret it. I'll try it for the identity functor and the category of finite sets, in particular, I use an three ...
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Linear Transformation from $\alpha$ to $\beta$

T: $R^3$ $\to$ $R^2$ $$[T]_{\beta\alpha} = \begin{matrix} 2 & 3 & 1 \\ 1 & 2 & 1 \\ \end{matrix} $$ $\alpha$ = {(1, -1, 1), (0, 1, 0), (1, 0, 0)} ...
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Complex Transformation

$z_1 = 1 + i$ and $z_2 = -1 + i$ I am told: $w = \dfrac{az + b}{z + d}$ where $z \not= -d$ Where a, b and d are complex numbers, maps the complex number $z$ onto the complex number $w$. Given that ...