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Licensed Unlicensed Requires Authentication Published by De Gruyter November 14, 2012

The Square Root of a Matrix

Karim M. Abadir

Abstract

This note derives an explicit formula for the numerical calculation of the square root of a matrix, when this function exists. An example is given as an illustration of the formula. The condition for the existence of the square root is also illustrated.

Published Online: 2012-11-14

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