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I have a discrete 2D vector field with a particular characteristic: At every point, instead of having a single vector, I have two vectors which are in the opposite direction. For example, at point p(x,y)=p(0,0) I have two vectors: v1(1,1) and v2(-1,-1). And so on for all points.

I understand this becomes an "eigenvector field" situation, or a "tensor field", or "symmetric tensor field" situation.

At the end, I wish to find the so called "degenerate points" (refer to Delmarcelle, Hasselink 1993).

But first, I wish to translate these two vectors on a single point to a 2x2 tensor representation, such that T(point)=[T11(x,y) T12(x,y) ; T12(x,y) T22(x,y)].

Summarizing,

Given, two symmetric vectors at a point, v1(point)=[x1;y1] and v2(point)=[x2;y2], such that v2(point)=(-1)*v1(point) represent them in tensor form T(point)=[T11(x,y) T12(x,y) ; T12(x,y) T22(x,y)].

Much appreciated!!!

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# Symmetric vector to tensor representation?

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