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What do you call a_ji in relation to a_ij

  1. Nov 9, 2015 #1
    Is there an accepted term for the symmetric counterpart of a matrix element? Tried searching the web but didn't really seem to find such a term mentioned anywhere.
     
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  3. Nov 9, 2015 #2

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    You mean the corresponding element of the transposed matrix ?
    (At least your title seem to point there - your actual question is very unspecific)
     
  4. Nov 9, 2015 #3
    Yes! But is there a shorter accepted term for "corresponding element of the transposed matrix "?
     
  5. Nov 9, 2015 #4

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    I don't know of one -- and you have probably searched more efficiently than I have -- so perhaps the community hasn't found it worthwhile to give this goody a separate name ?
     
  6. Nov 9, 2015 #5
    Thanks for the help anyway. Just wanted to be sure there isn't a commonly use term for it.
     
  7. Nov 9, 2015 #6

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    Usually if you write ##A_{ji} ## or ##(A^{\tau})_{ij} ## everybody knows what is meant. Shorter is neither necessary nor possible.
     
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