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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 ...
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Manipulating this probability distribution function

I have a probability distribution function as follows: $$ P(y|x,w, \phi) = \frac{\phi}{2\pi} \exp ^{-0.5 (y-t(x, w)'\phi (y-t(x,w)) } $$ Here $y$ and $x$ are two observed values. $\phi$ is also some ...
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$3D$ projection onto a plane

I have an engineering problem involving math so I figured I ask it here. I have two sets of data: Acceleration in $3$ dimension is given by $\langle X,Y,Z \rangle $. Change of orientation along ...
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How can I transform coordinate systems with quaternions?

I have a coordinate system $0$ which I'd first like to rotate about its $z$-axis which gives me system $1$, and afterwards rotate system $1$ about its $y$-axis which gives me system $2$. See picture: ...
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How can I calculate the origin of a scale transformation, given the starting and ending coords and dimensions?

Background: I have two sets of coordinates/dimensions. One for the red rectangle and one for the blue rectangle, as shown below. The blue rectangle is quite simply the red rectangle transformed by ...
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Composite linear map Rank and Image

I have been pondering on this question, I did part $(a)$ wherein you had to prove that $\operatorname{Im}(T)= \operatorname{Im}(T^{2})$ , but I am struggling to get the concept of part $(b)$, any help ...
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Characteristic polynomial of a mapping from matrices space to matrices space

Let $T$ be the linear map from $M_n \to M_n$ given by TX=AX, while A is as well a matrix $n \times n$ (a) Write out the characteristic polynomials for $T$ (b) Show that if A is ...
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Transfer Transformation from Physics to Vector Graphic

Upfront, I am not a professional in Maths and hope that the formulation of my question describes the problem well enough. I am creating a jump'n'run game, which uses a physics engine (Box2D) and SVG ...
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$T:V \rightarrow V$ And $U \cap Ker(T)={0}$ prove that if$ (u_1,..u_n)$ linear Independent so does $T(u_1)…T(u_n)$

There will be $T:V \rightarrow V $ Linear Transformation U is sub-space of V so that $U \cap Ker(T)={0}$ Prove that if $(u_1,u_2,...,u_n)$ are linear independent so does $T(u_1),T(u_2),...,T(u_n)$. ...
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upper bound for equation

Let $0 < p < 1$ be some constant. I am looking for an $M$ such that $$f(n) = \left(1-p^{\log{n}}\right)^{n} < M(n)$$ I am looking for a tight bound, something of the form: $2^{-n/\log{ ...
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Existence of a linear transformation in an infinite dimension vector space.

If $V$ and $W$ are vector spaces, $\beta=\{v_1, \ldots , v_n\}$ is a finite a basis for $V$ and $\{w_1, \ldots , w_n\}\subset W$, we know there is an unique linear transformation $T:V\rightarrow W$ ...
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Expectation of (1/x)-1 possible transformation involved??

I'm a bit confused with the first steps in this problem: $F(x)=x^4$ for $0<x<1$ a) Find $E[(1/X)-1]$ b) Let $Y=(1/X)-1$. Find the support of $Y$, its pdf and CDF. Name its ...
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Transform recurrence relation

Is it possible to transform following recurrence relation $a_n=4a_{n-2}-a_{n-4}$, $a_0=1$, $a_1=0$, $a_2=3$, $a_3=0$ so that it will have nonnegative coefficients? Number of terms, of course, can be ...
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general rotations

Let $R$ be the rotation about the point $(1,0)$ by an angle of $45$ degrees. By using matrix methods: Find the image of the line $2x-3y+1=0$ under $R$ I would really appreciate it if someone ...
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How can I combine affine transformations into one matrix?

So from what I understand from this picture, the box is stretched to twice its width. And it is then flipped from the x-axis. And then it is rotated 30 degrees anticlockwise. So these three ...
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Find 2D affine transform matrix given a pair of points

I have the coordinates of two points in an initial 2d coordinate system and the corresponding coordinates in a target system. Is is possible to determine the affine transform matrix from these values? ...
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Function that transforms a Matrix to different dimensions

What is the name of a function that transforms a matrix into different dimensions? Say I have a matrix M of dimensions $(x,y)$ and I want to transform it to dimensions $(w,v)$. I can accomplish this ...
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Constructing a similarity matrix between points

I have two images with two sets of corresponding points. In order to align the images I'm trying to compute the similarity matrix that describes the relationship between the corresponding points. I ...
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Invariant functions under integral transforms

We all know Fourier transform has invariants such as $e^{-x^2}$, and another MSE post has shown the non-existence of invariant function under Hilbert transform using Fourier transform. I am wondering ...
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Show that $T$ is a linear transformation given Orthonormal basis

Suppose that $T:\mathbb{R}^n\rightarrow \mathbb{R}^n$ and suppose that $\{v_1,v_2,\cdots,v_n\}$ and $\{Tv_1,Tv_2,\cdots,Tv_n\}$ are orthonormal basis of $\mathbb{R}^n$. Prove that $T$ is a linear ...
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Diagonalization of a strange transformation

Let be $V$ a vector space on $\mathbb C$ and $\dim V=4$ and let be $f \in \operatorname{End}(V)$ such that $\operatorname{Im}(f^2+a \cdot \operatorname{id}) \subset \ker(f+id)$ where $a=\det f$, ...
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Linear Programming Transformations

What is the process of performing a transformation from a given problem to another linear programming problem such that the transformed problem has an optimal solution iff the initial problem has a ...
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Does congruence guarantee length conversion?

Suppose that a linear transformation $M:R^2 \rightarrow R^2$ maps a triangle $ABC$ to a congruent triangle $A'B'C'$ ($\{A, B, O\}, \{B, C, O\},\{C, A, O\}$ are not colinear, and $A,B,C\neq O$) Is it ...
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About the matrix of two linear transformations

I have an exercise to answer, and I don't know if I've done it the right way. This is only a little part of the exercise, but I have to know if what I've done so far is correct. Here we go: Let $V$ ...
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Linear Algebra Vector Space matrix help

Let $M_{2\times2}$ be a vector space of all $2\times2$ matrices. If the transformation from $M_{2\times2}$ to $M_{2\times2}$ is $t(A)=A+A^T$ and $A$ is a $2\times2$ matrix with the top row $a,b$ and ...
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Increasing length of closed spline (scaling)

I have a 2D closed spline and I need to increase its total length by a factor k, without changing its curvature, basically scaling. If this spline was a circle, I ...
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Is it possible to prove a non linear transformation to linear transformation?

Is it possible to prove a non linear transformation to linear transformation.For example,F(x,y)=(3x,2xy).F(0,0) results linear transformation,but F(2,2) gives non linear transformation.Which result I ...
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Diagonalization of a linear transformation in the polynomial vector space

Let $V = R_3[X]$ be the vector space of polynomials with real coefficients of degree at most 3 and consider the linear transformation $V \rightarrow V$ defined by $f_a(p(x))=p(1-ax)$ for each $p(x) ...
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If $T,S \in L(V)$ are positive operators, how can I show that $TS$ is self-adjoint?

If we let $V$ be a finite dim. real/ complex inner product space, and $T \in L(V)$ and $S \in L(V)$ we let be positive operators, how can I prove that $TS$ is self-adjoint? I tried to decompose $TS ...
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Describing Cartesian transformations in Cylindrical Polar Coordinates

I have a question about converting functions defined in Cartesian coordinates to a cylindrical polar system. The particular coordinate transformation that I'm reading about is: \begin{equation} ...
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Linear Algebra - Understanding how to determine if a transformation is linear

I'm new to linear transformations in linear algebra and I can't quit understand how to find out if a transformation is linear. Any help would be much appreciated! a) $T:\mathbb R^3 \to\mathbb R^2$ ...
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How to name this transformation?

Let the transformation be $T:\mathbf s\to \mathbf s'$, where both $\mathbf s$ and $\mathbf s'$ are of the form $(s_0, s_1, s_2, ..., s_n)$, and $s_i'=a_is_i$ for each $s_i$ in $\mathbf s$ and its ...
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Big axis of an ellipse

I drew a circle in this square and I transformed them (view in 3d). How to find the angle between the big axis and $y$ or $x$ axis? Blue plane rotated by 36° around $y$ axis; azimut is 30° and ...
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$T$, $S$ are lineary dependent $\Leftrightarrow$ $[T]_B$, $[S]_B$ are lineary dependent.

EDIT: I see in the comments that my question is not clear enough so I will explain: if I want to check whether $T$, $S$ are linearly independent or not, I will just pick an easy to work with, basis ...
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How to compute a linear transformation which carries the circle $|z|=2$ into $|z+1|=1$?

Find the linear transformation which carries the circle $|z|=2$ into $|z+1|=1$, the point $-2$ into the origin, and the origin into $i$. In order to find the linear transformation will I use the ...
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Book recommendation for transformations.

Can I please get recommendations for books/notes on transformations? The topics covered should be Affine transformations Projective transformations Transformations in Euclidean space etc A ...
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Re-arrange expression to transformation form

$$\frac{6x-5}{3x+1}$$ How do you write this in the form $$\frac{b}{x+c} + a$$ I know how to find a (2) by asymptote theory, but I don't know how to re-arrange to find B.
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Linear Algebra Matrix Transformation Question

Can someone please help me out with this question. If a nonzero matrix $A$ is transformed from $\mathbb{R}^3$ to $\mathbb{R}^2$, then the null space of $A$ must be a one dimensional (sub)space of ...
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Rectangular transformation into Polar coordinates

I was working with a simple transformation of rectangular coordinates - symmetry around the y-axis, i.e. $$f(x,y) = (x, -y)$$ I wanted to express the identical concept in polar coordinates. After ...
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Algorithm to determine matrix equivalence

I'm a physicist who's not particularly good at linear algebra so please accept my apologies if this is standard textbook stuff that I'm just unaware of. I have two real rectangular matrices $A_{mxn} ...
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Approximate a polynomial function using a sum of sine waves

I have a polynomial function which I need to approximate by a sum of sine waves with constant amplitude along a given domain. From what I hear, this might be a good time to make use of Fourier ...
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Generate function from discrete data (time-series)

How to transform discrete data into continous function ? I am working extensively with time series data and I would like to reduce amount of data in our frontend application. It would be cool to ...