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Can the matrix be differentiated with respect to a vector

  1. Feb 12, 2012 #1
    Hello Mathematician

    Can the matrix be differentiated with respect to a vector?

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    Aman
     
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  3. Feb 13, 2012 #2

    kai_sikorski

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  4. Feb 13, 2012 #3

    HallsofIvy

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    I would phrase that differently. A matrix can be used to represent a tensor, in the same sense that a list of numbers represents a vector- but they are not "the same thing", even basically.

    sainistar, if your given matrix is a function of a vector, then you can certainly differentiate.
     
  5. Feb 15, 2012 #4

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