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I From Non Hermitian to Hermitian Matrix

  1. Nov 8, 2016 #1
    Is there any way that i can convert a non-hermitian matrix to a hermitian matrix ?
     
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  3. Nov 8, 2016 #2

    Erland

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    It depends om what you mean by "convert".
     
  4. Nov 8, 2016 #3

    mathwonk

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    well probably you can write any matrix as a sum of a hermitian and an anti hermitian matrix and then you can throw away the anti hermitian part. just a throw away comment of something that is usually true.
     
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