The state of being skew-symmetric

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  • Skew-symmetric matrix — In linear algebra, a skew symmetric (or antisymmetric) matrix is a square matrix A whose transpose is also its negative; that is, it satisfies the equation:: A T = − A or in component form, if A = ( a ij ):: a ij = − a ji for all i and j .For… …   Wikipedia

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  • Infinite skew polyhedron — In geometry, infinite skew polyhedra are an extended definition of polyhedra, created by regular polygon faces, and nonplanar vertex figures.Many are directly related to a convex uniform honeycomb, being the polygonal surface of a honeycomb with… …   Wikipedia

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  • Centrosymmetric matrix — In mathematics, especially in linear algebra and matrix theory, a centrosymmetric matrix is a matrix which is symmetric about its center. More precisely, an n × n matrix A = [ Ai,j ] is centrosymmetric when its entries satisfy Ai,j = An−i+1,n−j+1 …   Wikipedia

  • Pfaffian — In mathematics, the determinant of a skew symmetric matrix can always be written as the square of a polynomial in the matrix entries. This polynomial is called the Pfaffian of the matrix. The Pfaffian is nonvanishing only for 2 n times; 2 n skew… …   Wikipedia

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