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Nov2408, 01:41 PM

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Can it be said that similarity transformation is a transformation in real space while unitary transformation is a transformation in complex space?



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Nov2408, 01:44 PM

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lol what? an orthonormal transformation is a similarity transformation in real space. a unitary transformation is a similarity transformation in complex space. they're really the same thing, it's just that a unitary transformation is one that preserves lengths of complex numbers, which can be viewed as vectors on an argand diagram, while an orthonormal transformation preserves lengths of real vectors.



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Nov2408, 03:08 PM

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Unitary transformation
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