Accession Number : AD0618556

Title :   A COMPUTER METHOD FOR DETERMINING THE MINIMAL POLYNOMIAL OF A MATRIX.

Descriptive Note : Master's thesis,

Corporate Author : NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIV RALEIGH

Personal Author(s) : Latshaw,Richard Joseph

Report Date : 1965

Pagination or Media Count : 38

Abstract : The method provides a systematic means of determining the minimal polynomial of an n x n matrix A where the elements of A are taken from a finite or infinite field. A flow chart is given of the method suitable for computer programming.

Descriptors :   (*COMPUTER PROGRAMMING, POLYNOMIALS), (*POLYNOMIALS, MATRICES(MATHEMATICS)), (*MATRICES(MATHEMATICS), POLYNOMIALS), THEOREMS

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE