Definition of Adjoint

1. n. An adjunct; a helper.



Definition of Adjoint

1. Adjective. (mathematics) used in several situations with a meaning similar to helping ¹

2. Noun. (mathematics) A matrix in which each element is the cofactor of an associated element of another matrix. ¹

3. Noun. An assistant mayor of a French commune ¹

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Definition of Adjoint

1. a type of mathematical matrix [n -S]

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Literary usage of Adjoint

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1. Theory of Differential Equations by Andrew Russell Forsyth (1906)
"It proves similarly convenient to associate an adjoint equation with a linear partial ... of the expression adjoint to an ordinary linear expression, ..."

2. A Course in Mathematical Analysis by Édouard Goursat, Earle Raymond Hedrick (1917)
"In fact, let (yv 2/2, • • •, yn) and (Yv Y2, • • • , Yn) be any two particular systems of integrals of the two adjoint systems. From the relations (129) and ..."

3. Invariant Measures on Groups and Their Use in Statistics by Robert A. Wijsman (1990)
"adjoint of a differential. Let M and N be C°° manifolds, with dimM = d, ... (It is a special case of the general notion of the adjoint of a linear ..."

4. 3-D Deterministic Radiation Transport Computer Programs: Features by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (1997)
"This would be prohibitive in terms of computing times. Fortunately, if two three-dimensional adjoint calculations are performed using Zfc;/V/,, ..."

5. Catalogue of Scientific Papers, 1800-1900: Subject Indexby Royal Society (Great Britain), Herbert McLeod by Royal Society (Great Britain), Herbert McLeod (1908)
"Determinants whose elements are composed of elements of adjoint series, theorems. Hunyady, J. (xn) Mag. Tud. Ai. Étk. (Hth.) 7 (1881) (No. 19) 27 pp. ..."

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