Let’s say that we have a constant matrix A which is the coefficients matrix and column vector U of control variable as well as column vector X of state variables:(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

X=A*U

The question is: What is the proper technique in Linear Algebra that I should do to know which element in U has the most impact on the corresponding perturbed element in X.

On other words, there is an element in X has been perturbed and I would like to correct it by adjusting a few (as less as I can) elements in U.

I know the maximum element in the corresponding row of A which is multiplied by U column vector would have the most effect and by that I will know the corresponding element in U, but I am searching about a formal linear algebra technique to deal with this not algorithmic or programming procedure

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