Accession Number : AD0619699

Title :   THE VANDERMONDE MATRIX,

Corporate Author : RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Klinger,Allen

Report Date : AUG 1965

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : A derivation for the inverse of Vandermonde's matrix is outlined, and matrices of Vandermonde-form are related to polynomial least-square fitting of data. Both sections are suitable for classroom exercises. References to the literature are presented which make a deeper study of the subject possible.

Descriptors :   (*MATRICES(MATHEMATICS), LEAST SQUARES METHOD), DETERMINANTS(MATHEMATICS)

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE