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Eigenvalues

Given a real (or complex) p × p matrix, A, for what vectors, xp× 10p × 1, and for what scalars, λ, is it true that

A nonzero vector satisfying the above equality is called an eigenvector (also characteristic vector or latent root) of A, and the associated value, λ, is called ...

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