Higham, Nicholas J.
(2014)
*Sylvester's Influence on Applied Mathematics.*
Mathematics Today, 50 (4).
pp. 202-206.
ISSN 1361-2042

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## Abstract

James Joseph Sylvester coined the term ``matrix'' and contributed much to the early development of matrix theory. To mark the 200th anniversary of his birth I show how Sylvester's work on matrices continues to influence applied mathematics today.

Item Type: | Article |
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Uncontrolled Keywords: | James Joseph Sylvester, applied mathematics, linear algebra, numerical analysis |

Subjects: | MSC 2010, the AMS's Mathematics Subject Classification > 01 History and biography MSC 2010, the AMS's Mathematics Subject Classification > 15 Linear and multilinear algebra; matrix theory MSC 2010, the AMS's Mathematics Subject Classification > 65 Numerical analysis |

Depositing User: | Nick Higham |

Date Deposited: | 04 Aug 2014 |

Last Modified: | 20 Oct 2017 14:13 |

URI: | https://eprints.maths.manchester.ac.uk/id/eprint/2142 |

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