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Thus, T u a — v = 0. , n, are the components of the vector x — a. Therefore, the hyperplane H consists of the points x for which (u, x — a) = 0. 3). We call the vector u the normal to the hyperplane H. The set H+ consists of those points x for which (u, x — a} > 0, and H- consists of those points x for which (u, x — a) < 0. A linear variety is a set of the form for some matrix A e E m x n and vector b 6 E n . If dim N(A) = r, we say that the linear variety has dimension r. A linear variety is a subspace if and only if b = 0.

Consider a linear transformation and let A be its representation with respect to {e1, e 2 , . . , e'n}. Let y = Ax and y' = Bx'. Therefore, y' = Ty = TAx = Bx' = BTx, and hence TA = BT, or A = T-1 BT. Two n x n matrices A and B are similar if there exists a nonsingular matrix T such that A = T-1 BT. In conclusion, similar matrices correspond to the same linear transformation with respect to different bases. 2 EIGENVALUES AND EIGENVECTORS Let A be an n x n square matrix. A scalar A (possibly complex) and a nonzero vector v satisfying the equation Av =lv are said to be, respectively, an eigenvalue and eigenvector of A.

It turns out that the Frobenius norm above satisfies condition 4 as well. In many problems, both matrices and vectors appear simultaneously. Therefore, it is convenient to construct the norm of a matrix in such a way that it will be related with vector norms. To this end, we consider a special class of matrix norms, called 32 TRANSFORMATIONS induced norms. Let || • ||(n) and || •||m(m)be vector norms on Rn and Rm, respectively. We say that the matrix norm is induced by, or is compatible with, the given vector norms if for any matrix A € R m x n and any vector x € Rn, the following inequality is satisfied: We can define an induced matrix norm as: that is, || A|| is the maximum of the norms of the vectors Ax where the vector x runs over the set of all vectors with unit norm.