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how can I find matrix of linear transformation for this specific problem

I am migrating my problem here with the hope of getting some assistance http://stackoverflow.com/questions/29029523/how-do-i-find-the-matrix-of-the-linear-transformation
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suppose $|a|<1$, show that $\frac{z-a}{1-\overline{a}z}$ is a mobius transformation that sends $B(0,1)$ to itself.

Suppose $|a|<1$, show that $f(x) = \frac{z-a}{1-\overline{a}z}$ is a mobius transformation that sends $B(0,1)$ to itself. To make such a mobius transformation i tried to send 3 points on the edge ...
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Which transformations preserve this?

Let $a,b,x,y,z\in \mathbb{Z}$ (with $a,b$ given) and consider the equation $a(x^2+y^2+z^2)=b(xy+yz+zx)$. Consider transformations taking $x$ to $px+p'y+p''z$, $y$ to $qx+q'y+q''z$ and $z$ to ...
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Which linear transformations preserve this?

Let $a,b,x,y\in \mathbb{Z}$ (with $a,b$ given) and consider the equation $a(x^2+y^2)=bxy$. Consider transformations taking $x$ to $px+p'y$ and $y$ to $qx+q'y$. For which integers $p,q,p',q'$ is it ...
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Matrix of $L(A)=A^{T}$ From $R^{2 \times 2} \rightarrow R^{2 \times 2}$

A bit of trouble with this question: Find the matrix of the linear transformation $L(A)=A^{T}$ From $R^{2 \times 2} \rightarrow R^{2 \times 2}$ with respect to the basis $\begin{bmatrix} ...
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Inverse Fourier Transform Proof

I am aware of how Fourier Transformation and Fast Fourier Transformation works, however I do not understand the logic of the inverse of FFT. Could someone explain why the inverse fourier ...
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Is monotony preserved under expectation?

let $X_1 \sim f_1(x)$ and $X_2 \sim f_2(x)$. Suppose we know that $\mu_1=E(X_1)<E(X_2)=\mu_2$ and let $\nu_1=E(\log(X_1))$ and $\nu_2=E(\log(X_2))$. Since $\log$ is monotonically increasing, my ...
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How to rotate an orientation (Euler angles)

If I have an orientation defined by Euler angles and I want to simulate a rotation of the coordinate system about the origin (doesn't matter to me how the rotation is specified), how would I get the ...
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Slice, projection, contour: A terminology question.

Consider a multivariate function, say $y=f(x_1,x_2,\dots,x_n)$, and suppose that $z=f(x_1,x_2,\dots,x_{n-1},g(x_1,x_2,\dots,x_{n-1}))$. What do we call $z$ with respect to $y$? Projection, level set, ...
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Computing range, null space, and matrix of a linear transformation

Let $T: \mathbb{R}^3 \to \mathbb{R}^3$ be defined by $(a_1, a_2, a_3) \mapsto (a_1, a_2, -a_1-a_2)$. I have to find $R(T), N(T)$ and a matrix that represents $T$. I know for my matrix that represents ...
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Find a surjective linear map with the following conditions

Find a surjective Linear map $ T: \mathbb{C}^{3} \rightarrow \mathbb{C}^{3} $ such that $ T(1,0,0) = (0,i,0) \space $ and $ T(0,i,0) = (0,0,1) $ We must also verify that $T$ is injective. I suppose ...
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Is this transformation surjective?

Consider the transformation $T:C_{\mathbb R} [0,1] \to \mathbb R$ defined by $T(f(t)) = \int_0^1 f(t)dt$. Is this transformation surjective? It would be enough to show that $$\mathbb{R} ...
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What does it mean for a matrix to change basis?

I understand what it means for vectors, i.e. $$ \begin{pmatrix} 1 & 0 & 0 \\ 0 & 1 & 0 \\ 0 & 0 & 1 \end{pmatrix} \begin{pmatrix} 1 \\ 0 \\ 0 \end{pmatrix} = \begin{pmatrix} ...
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DPE problem invlolving Fourier transforms / partial eq.

Don't even know where to start with this question! would really appreciate some guidance.
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How does the Jacobian relate to sketch of x,y coordinates with u,v constant?

T is a non-linear transformation, with the following component functions: x = u/v, y = v On a sketch of the x-y plane, with u and v constant, how does the Jacobian, J = 1/v, relate to the sketch of y ...
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Multiplication order of rotation matrices

I have three 3D coordinate frames: O, A and B, as shown below. I want to know the rotation matrix RAB between A and B, that is the rotation that is required, with respect to the frame A, to move ...
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Change of Bases defined by a Plane

In the plane $V$ defined by the equation $x_1-2x_2+2x_3=0$, consider the basis $\mathcal{A} = (\vec{a_1}, \vec{a_2}) = ...
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Poisson transformations question

I have a poisson random variable Q. Q~Po($\lambda$) Y = $\frac{Q}{3}$ How would I write the probability mass function of the variable Y?
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Transformations between two coordinate systems on a rigid body

I have two coordinate frames, A and B, which are rigidly attached to each other on a body. This body then translates and rotates, such that A starts at A1, and moves to A2, and B starts at B1, and ...
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Fourier Tansform of derivative on Wolfram Alpha

If I'm not mistaken, the Fourier Transform of the nth order partial derivative of a function with respect to x, using the transform variable k is: (i*k)^n * [F(k)] so for the 1st order derivative ...
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$T(f(t))$ from “the space of all polynomials”

Let $T(f(t)) = (f(0), f(1), f(2), f(3),\cdots)$ from $P$ to $V$, where $P$ denotes the space of all polynomials. Is $T$ linear and if so, is $T$ an isomorphism? I feel like a counterexample is ...
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Hamiltonian, symplectic transformation

I am trying to understand symplectic transformations. Assume that $H(q,p)$ is a Hamiltonian and the corresponding Hamiltonian equations are given as, \begin{split} & \dot q = \frac{\partial ...
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Transfer Function of non-linear systems

I am trying to find an approximate transfer function of the following system using either Laplace or Fourier transform methods $$\frac{dy(t)}{dt} = k_1\times q_0\times x(t)-k1\times x(t)\times ...
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Proving that a transformation of a function gives a positive result

If $x$ is real and: $$p = \frac{3(x^2+1)}{2x-1}$$ Prove that: $$ p^2-3(p+3)\geq 0$$ I think this has something to do with equating the discriminant to $0$, but I'm not entirely sure I'd really ...
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$X$ and $Y$ are ind. exponentially dist. ran. variables w/para. $\beta_1$ and $\beta_2$. Let $U=X+Y$, verify that $f_u(u)= \int_0^u f_{xy}(u-v,v)dv$.

I am a little lost with transformations with exponential distributions, any help would be much appreciated! The given hint is $0<x<infty$ and $x=u-v$
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Transformation matrix for a 3d->2d projection

We know $\mathbf{\hat{y}} = X\mathbf{w}$ and $A$ is the subspace in which $\mathbf{\hat{y}}$ lies (so the columns of the $X$ matrix define the subspace $A$). $\mathbf{\hat{y}}$ (2-dimensional vector) ...
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Linear transformation formula

How to find formula for linear transformation $\varphi : \mathbb{R}^2 \rightarrow \mathbb{R}^4$ when the following is given: $$\varphi ((5,1))=(2,5,1,1)$$ $$\varphi((1,0))=(3,4,2,2)$$ What is the ...
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How to apply coordinate transformations

Lets say I want to rotate a parabola by $\pi/4$ degrees counterclockwise. Wikipedia tells me a counterclockwise transformation would mean: $$ x'=x\cos t-y\sin t \\ y'=x\sin t+y\cos t $$ however ...
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Multiplication order for coordinate frame transformations

Suppose I have three coordinate frames: $A$, $B$ and $C$. If $T_{AB}$ is the transformation from $A$ to $B$, then which of the following is correct? $T_{AC} = T_{AB} \cdot T_{BC}$ $T_{AC} = T_{BC} ...
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Minimum amount of points required to find a transformation matrix

Given a set of point $P$ in $\mathbb R^n$ and the same set of points $P'$ which have been transformed by a transformation matrix: $$L: \mathbb R^n\mapsto \mathbb R^n$$ $$L(p_1) = p_1',\;\; p_1\in ...
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Non-linear transformation of symmetric distribution to get non-negative skewness

Say you have a variable $x \sim D(\mu,\sigma^2) $, where $D$ is a symmetric known distribution. I'm looking for two linear or non-linear transformations of $x$ that give one negative and one positive ...
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Show that $F$ is not a one-to-one transformation

Given $$F(x,y)=(x-y,y^2-x-2)=(u,v),$$ how to show that this transformation is not one-to-one? And at which points $F$ is locally one to one? While I was drawing this transformation I found that ...
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When creating conformal images, how do you change the basis of the input lattice such that spirals result in the transformed image?

I am trying to emulate the results shown in the Wikipedia page on Conformal Images in an attempt to better visualize complex functions (and stare at some trippy images, man). The script I wrote ...
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Apply Cayley transformation on vector x

If I have $Q = (I + S)(I - S)^{-1}$ ($Q$ is the Cayley transformation of skew-symmetric matrix $S$) then how do I construct a rank-2 $S$ such that $Qx$ has all zeros except the first component?
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Cayley transformation of a skew-symmetric matrix is orthogonal?

If $S$ is skew-symmetric ($S^{T} = -S$), how do I show that $Q$ is orthogonal where $$Q = (I + S)(I - S)^{-1}$$ which is the Cayley transformation of $S$.
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Need help with linear transformations (with projection and reflection)?

Let $L$ be the line given by the equation $4x − 3y = 0$. Let $S : \mathbb{R}^2 \rightarrow \mathbb{R}^2$ be reflection through that line, and let $P : \mathbb{R}^2 \rightarrow \mathbb{R}^2$ be ...
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Solving a transformation equation involving vectors and quaternions

I'd like to solve the following equation for $c$, where $a$, $c$, and $d$ are position vectors represented by quaternions with $w$ (the real component) set to $0$ and $b$ is a unit quaternion: ...
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Finding the Transformation given the domain and the codomain in $\Bbb R^3$

So I am given the domain and the codomain of three matrices such that the $F: \Bbb R^3 \to \Bbb R^3$, $T(1,0,-1) = (2,2,1)$ and $T(1,1,0) = (1,1,0)$, the point here and the question rather is not to ...
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How do I compute uncertainties in the positions transformed using Helmert transformation?

I am familiar with Python, MATLAB and Mathematica. My data is given by Cartesian coordinates (positions in X,Y,Z (meters), standard deviations XX, YY, ZZ (meters) and a correlation matrix (XY, YZ, ...
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Difference between transform and transformation.

I was told that there is a difference between a transform and a transformation. Can anyone point out clearly. For example : Is Laplace Transform not a transformation ?
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How to formulate a coordinate transformation

Thank you in advance for taking the time to consider this. I'm trying to figure out how to formulate a coordinate transformation problem (at least that is what I think it is). Background: I have an ...
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Perspective transformation matrix application

I need to transform an angled photographed pice of paper to a "flat" image. I found this question & solution here on Mathematics and tried it out for the image given in the solution: The values ...
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Syncronize positions of 2 rectangles with different origin point while rotation

Suppose we have 2 rectangles in Cartesian coordinate system with (0,0) at the top left corner of the screen. Both of rectangles (a and ...
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Equations transformations with roots

How does the following transformation works (do not write that it is easy i want the answer): $$\ln \sqrt[n]{\frac{n!}{n^n}}=\frac{\ln \frac{n!}{n^n}}{n}$$
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Finding the relative pose of a robot gripper

I have a robot arm with a gripper. I know the gripper pose (relative to the robot base coordinate system) at any moment. At startup, I record the pose of the gripper and set this as the original pose ...
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Formula for the sum of fractions [duplicate]

How to find the formula for the sum of fractions like this? $$\frac{1}{1\times 2}+\frac{1}{2\times 3}+\ldots+\frac{1}{n\times (n+1)}=$$
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Making sense of polar coordinates transformation on the derivatives

I would like to make sense of the transformation of the differentials in polar coordinates (to fix the ideas). To be more precise, the "right" way to find the transform for the differential and the ...
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Cayley Transform and Eigenvalues

I have a particular operator, namely $A=-i\frac{d}{dx}$ that I would like to Cayley transform. $A$ is defined on the Hilbert space $L^{2}[0,1]$ and has domain $\mathcal{D}_{\alpha}=\{g:g \in ...
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Rotate a vector about a given axis by the use of a quaternion

I encountered a problem in programming where I need to rotate a given vector about a given angle. To be precise, I need to change it to a quaternion so that I can later change it to a 4x4 matrix to ...
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Rotational matrix problem?

In the problem yo-yo is made of two identical cylinders of radius $R$, thickness $h$ and mass $M$, and the yo-yo is let go. In order to define the position of the yo-yo, I need as position vector and ...