Numerische Mathematik

, Volume 25, Issue 2, pp 137–138

The economical storage of plane rotations

  • G. W. Stewart

DOI: 10.1007/BF01462266

Cite this article as:
Stewart, G.W. Numer. Math. (1976) 25: 137. doi:10.1007/BF01462266


Plane rotations, which have long been used in matrix computations to annihilate selected elements of a matrix, have the drawback that their definition requires two numbers. In this note it is shown how this information may be stably compacted into a single number.

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© Springer-Verlag 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. W. Stewart
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Computer ScienceUniversity of MarylandCollege ParkUSA

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