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Unimodular Matrix

  1. Jul 20, 2009 #1
    What is the geometric interpretation of unimodular matrices?
     
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  3. Jul 20, 2009 #2

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    Density doesn't change. :smile:
     
  4. Jul 20, 2009 #3
    What do you mean? If I have a polygon in R^2, say, what happens to the image of that polygon under a unimodular matrix?
     
  5. Jul 20, 2009 #4

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    ah … area doesn't change. :smile:
     
  6. Jul 20, 2009 #5
    Nice, thanks!
     
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